† Pteraichnus


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Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Stamm: Chordata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Vertebrata  ⇒ Infrastamm: Gnathostomata  ⇒ Superklasse: Tetrapoda  ⇒ Serie: Amniota  ⇒ Klade: Sauropsida  ⇒ Infraklasse: Eureptilia  ⇒ ohne Rang: Romeriida  ⇒ Unterklasse: Diapsida  ⇒ Klade: Eosuchia  ⇒ Klade: Neodiapsida  ⇒ Klade: Sauria (Klade)  ⇒ Infraklasse: Archosauromorpha  ⇒ Klade: Archosauriformes  ⇒ ohne Rang: Crurotarsi  ⇒ Klade: Archosauria  ⇒ ohne Rang: Avemetatarsalia  ⇒ Klade: Ornithodira  ⇒ Ordnung: Pterosauria  ⇒ Familie: Pteraichnidae

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Stokes, 1957

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Motility: actively mobile
Environment: marine


Compositon of the remains:


Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Next lower taxonomy level

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 2)

Taxonomic assignment (8)

Occurrences (1)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • M. G. Lockley, 2013 - A review of the tetrapod track record in China, with special reference to type ichnospecies: implications for ichnotaxonomy and paleobiology - Acta Geologica Sinica (87), 1-20 (journal article, English)
  • R.-j. Chen, 2013 - Pterosaur tracks from the early Late Cretaceous of Dongyang City, Zhejiang Province, China - Geological Bulletin of China (32), 693-698 (journal article, English)
  • Y.-N. Lee, 2010 - The first pterosaur trackways from Japan - Cretaceous Research (31), 263-273 (journal article, English)
  • B. Sánchez-Hernández, 2009 - A reassessment of the Pteraichnus ichnospecies from the Early Cretaceous of Soria Province, Spain - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (29), 487-497 (journal article, English)
  • Y.-N. Lee, 2008 - New pterosaur tracks from the Hasandong Formation (Lower Cretaceous) of Hadong County, South Korea - Cretaceous Research (29), 345-353 (journal article, English)
  • C. Pascual Arribas, 2000 - Huellas de pterosaurios en el Grupo Oncala (Soria, España). Pteraichnus palaciei-saenzi nov. ichnosp. [Pterosaur tracks in the Oncala Group (Soria, Spain). Pteraichnus palaciei-saenzi nov. ichnosp.] - Estudios Geológicos (56), 73-100 (journal article, Spanish)
  • M. Lockley, 1995 - The fossil trackway Pteraichnus is pterosaurian, not crocodilian: implications for the global distribution of pterosaur tracks - Ichnos (4), 7-20 (journal article, English)
  • W. L. Stokes, 1957 - Pterodactyl tracks from the Morrison Formation - Journal of Paleontology (31), 952-954 (journal article, English)


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) DumnBRT3r0CJcIRo_0_I7A
GUID (Global unique identifier) 05A7E90E-F714-40AF-8970-8468FF4FC8EC
Database ID 62917