† Scaphognathinae


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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  ⇒ Superfamilie: Rhamphorhynchoidea  ⇒ Familie: Rhamphorhynchidae

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.

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Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 152.1 Ma - End age: 145 Ma
Upper/Late Jurassic

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Motility: actively mobile
Environment: marine


Compositon of the remains:


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Taxonomic assignment (7)

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  • J. Lu, 2015 - A new rhamphorhynchid pterosaur (Pterosauria) from Jurassic deposits of Liaoning Province, China - Zootaxa (3911), 119-129 (journal article, English)
  • B. Andres, 2014 - The earliest pterodactyloid and the origin of the group - Current Biology (24), 1-6 (journal article, English)
  • S. C. Bennett, 2014 - A new speicmen of the pterosaur Scaphognathus crassirostris, with comments on constraint of cervical vertebrae number in pterosaurs - Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Abhandlungen (271), 327-348 (journal article, English)
  • J. Lü, 2011 - A new rhamphorhynchid pterosaur (Pterosauria) from the Middle Jurassic Tiaojishan Formation of western Liaoning, China - Acta Geologica Sinica (86), 977-983 (journal article, English)
  • K. Carpenter, 2003 - A new scaphognathine pterosaur from the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation of Wyoming, USA - E. Buffetaut & J.-M. Mazin (eds.), Evolution and Palaeobiology of Pterosaurs, Geological Society Special Publication (217), 45-54 (book/book chapter, )
  • R. L. Carroll, 1988 - - Vertebrate Paleontology and Evolution (), 1-698 (compendium, English)
  • A. G. Sharov, 1971 - Novye letayushche reptilii is Mesosoya Kazachstana i Kirgizii [New Mesozoic flying reptiles from Kazakhstan and Kirgizia] - Trudy Paleontologicheskiya Instituta Akademiy Nauk SSSR (130), 104-113 (journal article, Russian)
  • K. A. v. Zittel, 1890 - - Handbuch der Palaeontologie. I. Abteilung Paleozoologie. III. Band. Vertebrata (Pisces, Amphibia, Reptilia, Aves) [Handbook of Paleontology. Division I. Paleozoology. Volume III. Vertebrata (Pisces, Amphibia, Reptilia, Aves)] (), xii-900 (book, German)
  • R. Owen, 1861 - - Palaeontology, or a Systematic Summary of Extinct Animals and their Geological Relations. Second Edition. Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh (), 1-463 (book, English)


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GUID (Global unique identifier) 3A6D26C1-24A7-4623-A974-E4DA6A0A186E
Database ID 3027