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Gobipteryx minuta

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Taxonomy
Gobipteryx minuta was named by Elzanowski (1974). Its type specimen is ZPal MgR-I/12, a skull (fragmentary and distorted skull and mandible), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Khulsan (general) [PMPE], which is in a Campanian eolian sandstone/sandstone in the Barun Goyot Formation of Mongolia. It is the type species of Gobipteryx.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Gobipteryx minuta Elzanowski p. 104 figs. 1-2
1978Gobipteryx minuta Brodkorb p. 224
1981Gobipteryx minuta Elzanowski p. 169
1982Gobipteryx minuta Morris p. 488
1991Gobipteryx minuta Chatterjee p. 328
1991Gobipteryx minuta Sabath p. 181
1996Nanantius valifanovi Kurochkin pp. 7-8 figs. 1-11, Pl. 1-4
2001Gobipteryx minuta Chiappe et al. p. 2
2002Gobipteryx minuta Chiappe p. 461
2004Gobipteryx minuta Padian p. 212
2013Gobipteryx minuta Zhou et al.
2015Gobipteryx minuta Varricchio et al. p. 9

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
RankNameAuthor
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
PygostyliaChiappe 2002
Ornithothoraces
subclassEnantiornithes
genusGobipteryx
speciesminuta

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available