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† Pterodactylus

Pterodactylus

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Pterodactylus
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Pterodactylus
Solnhofen, Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen; Mittelfranken, Bayern. B: ca. 45cm.
Copyright: Doc Diether; Contribution: Doc Diether
Collection: Mineralientage München 2013
Location: Deutschland/Bayern/Mittelfranken, Bezirk/Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen, Landkreis/Solnhofen/Kalksteinbrüche
Fossil: Pterodactylus
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Pterodactylus

Solnhofen, Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen; Mittelfranken, Bayern. B: ca. 45cm.

Collection: Mineralientage München 2013
Copyright: Doc Diether
Contribution: Doc Diether 2013-12-08
Locality: Kalksteinbrüche / Solnhofen / Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen, Landkreis / Mittelfranken, Bezirk / Bayern / Deutschland
Pterodactylus
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Pterodactylus
Länge: 5 cm; Fundort: Kem-Kem-Basin, Taouz, Provinz Errachidia, Marokko
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Location: Marokko/Drâa-Tafilalet, Region/Errachidia (Er-Rachidia), Provinz/Er-Rissani, Cercle/Taouz/Kem-Kem-Basin
Fossil: Pterodactylus
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Pterodactylus

Länge: 5 cm; Fundort: Kem-Kem-Basin, Taouz, Provinz Errachidia, Marokko

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Locality: Kem-Kem-Basin / Taouz / Er-Rissani, Cercle / Errachidia (Er-Rachidia), Provinz / Drâa-Tafilalet, Region / Marokko
Pterodactylus (Flugsaurier)
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Pterodactylus (Flugsaurier)
Malm zeta, Eichstätt, Oberbayern. L:ca. 35cm.
Copyright: Doc Diether; Contribution: Doc Diether
Collection: Naturkundemuseum Göppingen
Location: Deutschland/Bayern/Oberbayern, Bezirk/Eichstätt, Landkreis/Eichstätt/Kalkbrüche
Fossil: Pterodactylus
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Pterodactylus (Flugsaurier)

Malm zeta, Eichstätt, Oberbayern. L:ca. 35cm.

Collection: Naturkundemuseum Göppingen
Copyright: Doc Diether
Contribution: Doc Diether 2010-04-22
Locality: Kalkbrüche / Eichstätt / Eichstätt, Landkreis / Oberbayern, Bezirk / Bayern / Deutschland

Grouping

Belong­ing to

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  ⇒ ohne Rang: Lonchognatha  ⇒ ohne Rang: Monofenestrata  ⇒ Unterordnung: Caelidracones  ⇒ Unterordnung: Pterodactyloidea  ⇒ Familie: Pterodactylidae

Taxo­nomic seg­ment

Gattung

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)

Cuvier, 1809

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scientific

Pterodactylus

Alternative Name

scientific

Diopecephalus

Seeley, 1871
Ref.: 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)

scientific

Macrotrachelus

Giebel, 1852
Ref.: 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)

scientific

Pterotherium

Fischer, 1813
Ref.: 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)

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 196.5 Ma - End age: 136.4 Ma
132.6
149.2
165.3
174.7
196.5
Valanginian
Berriasian
Tithonian
Kimmeridgian
Oxfordian
Callovian
Bathonian
Bajocian
Aalenian
Toarcian
Pliensbachian
Sinemurian
Lower/Early Cretaceous
Upper/Late Jurassic
Middle Jurassic
Lower/Early Jurassic
Cretaceous
Jurassic

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Motility: actively mobile
Environment: marine
Diet:

piscivore

Compositon of the remains:

phosphatic

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Next lower taxonomy level

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 1)

Taxonomic assignment (14)

Occurrences (5)

Locations with GPS information

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • 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)
  • D. M. Unwin, 2003 - On the phylogeny and evolutionary history of pterosaurs - Evolution and Palaeobiology of Pterosaurs, Geological Society of London, Special Publications (217), 139-190 (book/book chapter, English)
  • D. M. Unwin, 1999 - On a pterosaur jaw from the Upper Jurassic of Tendaguru (Tanzania) - Mitteilungen aus dem Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin, Geowissenschaftliche Reihe (2), 121-134 (journal article, English)
  • E. Buffetaut, 1990 - A new pterosaur bone from the Kimmeridgian lithographic limestones of Cerin (France) - Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte (1990), 321-328 (journal article, English)
  • R. L. Carroll, 1988 - - Vertebrate Paleontology and Evolution (), 1-698 (compendium, English)
  • C.-C. Young, 1964 - On a new pterosaurian from Sinkiang, China - Vertebrata PalAsiatica (8), 221-255 (journal article, Chinese)
  • H. Reck, 1931 - Die deutschostafrikanischen Flugsaurier [The German East African pterosaurs] - Centralblatt für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, Abteilung B: Geologie und Paläontologie (7), 321-336 (journal article, German)
  • 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)
  • E. D. Cope, 1874 - Review of the Vertebrata of the Cretaceous Period found west of the Mississippi River - Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, First Series (2), 3-48 (journal article, English)
  • 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)
  • J. S. Bowerbank, 1846 - On a new species of pterodactyl found in the Upper Chalk of Kent (P. giganteus) - Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London (2), 7-8 (journal article, English)
  • H. v. Meyer, 1845 - System der fossilen Saurier [Taxonomy of fossil saurians] - Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Geologie und Petrefakten-Kunde (1845), 278-285 (journal article, German)
  • F. Holl, 1829 - - Handbuch der Petrefactenkunde, mit einer Einleitung über die Vorwelt der organischen Wesen auf der Erde von Dr. Ludwig Choulant (1), 1-115 (serial monograph, German)
  • F. A. Ritgen, 1826 - Versuchte Herstellung einiger Becken urweltlicher Thiere aus den Trümmern der Gerippe derselben [Attempted construction of some pelvic girdles of prehistoric animals from the fragments of their skeletons] - Verhandlungen der Kaiserlichen Leopoldinisch-Carolinischen Akademie der Naturforscher (13), 331-358 (journal article, German)
  • S. T. Soemmerring, 1812 - Über einen Ornithocephalus [On an Ornithocephalus] - Denkschriften der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu München (3), 89-158 (journal article, German)

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GUID (Global unique identifier) 848F97B1-2E5E-407F-ACD6-6D572F4B2736
Database ID 2658