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Aralazhdarcho bostobensis

Reptilia - Azhdarchidae

Taxonomy
Aralazhdarcho bostobensis was named by Averianov (2007). Its type specimen is ZI PH no. 9/43, a set of vertebrae (Partial cervical vertebra), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Shakh-Shakh (lower), which is in a Santonian/Campanian fluvial-lacustrine claystone/sandstone in the Bostobe Formation of Kazakhstan. It is the type species of Aralazhdarcho.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2007Aralazhdarcho bostobensis Averianov p. 193 figs. Pl. 9:1-5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
RankNameAuthor
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
PterosauromorphaPadian 1997
Pterosauria(Kaup 1834)
suborderPterodactyloideaPlieninger 1901
Lophocratia
superfamilyOrnithocheiroideaSeeley 1870
superfamilyAzhdarchoideaUnwin 1992
Neoazhdarchia
familyAzhdarchidae
genusAralazhdarcho
speciesbostobensis

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: volanto
Diet: piscivoreo
Created: 2009-01-04 11:38:30
Modified: 2017-04-17 10:39:23
Source: o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Padian 1985, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Santonian to the top of the Early/Lower Campanian or 86.30000 to 70.60000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian86.3 - 70.6Kazakhstan (Qyzylorda) Pterosauria indet. (type locality: 53134)