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Taxon: Order †Pterosauria Kaup, 1834 - pterosaurs (reptile)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata - (Class) Reptilia

Current position

Ornithodira (Clade) Gauthier 1986 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 396. [implicit]

Alternative positions

Archosauria (Superorder) Cope, 1869 Ref: D. Lambert & the Diagram Group, 1991(1997): 88.
Archosauria (Subclass) Cope, 1869 Ref: P. Wellnhofer, 1991: 184.
Dinosauria (Subclass) Owen, 1841 Ref: Anonymous, 1989
Ornithodira (Infradivision) Gauthier, 1986 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 396.
Ornithomorpha ([unranked]) Seeley, 1891 Ref: Seeley, 1891 [inferred name]

Historical positions

Ornithodira (Infradivision) Gauthier, 1986 Ref: M.J. Benton, 2005: 224-226, 229, 396, boxes 6.1, 8.7, 8.8.
Archosauria (Subclass) Cope, 1869 Ref: Anonymous, 1998
Archosauria (Superorder) Cope, 1869 Ref: D. Lambert & the Diagram Group, 1991(1997): 88.
Archosauria (Subclass) Cope, 1869 Ref: P. Uetz, [1995-]1996: 30 Dec 1996.
Archosauria (Subclass) Cope, 1869 Ref: Anonymous, 1995
Archosauria (Subclass) Cope, 1869 Ref: P. Wellnhofer, 1991: 184.
Archosauria (Superorder) Cope, 1869 Ref: R.L. Carroll, 1988: 620.
Archosauria (Subclass) Cope, 1869 Ref: A.S. Romer & T.S. Parsons, 1986: App. 1 (p. 623).
Archosauria (Superorder) Cope, 1869 Ref: H.-P. Schultze et al., 1985: 2, 48.
Archosauria (Subclass) Cope, 1869 Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979
Archosauria (Subclass) Cope, 1869 Ref: B. Grzimek et al., 1973 (1971): 597.

Number of Subtaxa

2022 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 †20f;62g;23s
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 [; †2so]
2005 M.J. Benton [; †2so]
[1995-]1996 P. Uetz: 30 Dec 1996 [; †19f]
1991 P. Wellnhofer: 185 [; †19f;51g]
1988 R.L. Carroll: 621 [; †9f]
1973 (1971) B. Grzimek et al.: 597 [; †9f]
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Last updated: 4 Aug 2022