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Pterodactylus medius

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Pterodactylus medius was named by Münster (1831).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1831Pterodactylus medius Münster
1841Pterodactylus medius Owen p. 274
1842Pterodactylus medius Owen p. 156
1845Pterodactylus medius Meyer p. 281
1858Pterodactylus medius Buckland p. 218
1861Pterodactylus medius Owen p. 274
1890Pterodactylus medius Zittel p. 792

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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()
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
speciesmediusMünster 1831

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