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Pterodactylus umbrosus

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Taxonomy
Ornithochirus umbrosus was named by Cope (1872).

It was synonymized subjectively with Pterodactylus ingens by Marsh (1872); it was recombined as Pterodactylus umbrosus by Cope (1874); it was synonymized subjectively with Pteranodon ingens by Hay (1902).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1872Ornithochirus umbrosus Cope
1874Pterodactylus umbrosus Cope p. 26

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
RankNameAuthor
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
PterosauromorphaPadian 1997
Pterosauria(Kaup 1834)
Macronychoptera
NovialoideaKellner 2003
Lonchognatha
Monofenestrata
genusPterodactylusCuvier 1809
speciesumbrosus(Cope 1872)

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: volantg
Diet: piscivoreg
Created: 2009-01-05 17:19:25
Modified: 2009-01-05 19:19:25
Source: g = genus, o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Padian 1985, Gudger 1944, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009
Collections
No collection or age range data are available