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Re: Pterosaur Help



In a message dated 11/24/01 2:57:36 PM EST, mhanson54@home.com writes:

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Here's Pterodactylidae, Germanodactylidae, Ctenochasmatidae (again, a little 
out of date but still usable):

Family: PTERODACTYLIDAE (nom. emend.  ex Pterodactyli) von Meyer, 1830
           Census: 3 genera (1 doubtful),            18 species (13 doubtful)

    = Ornithocephalidae Hay, 1902
    = Ornithocephalinae Hay, 1930
    = Ptenodraconinae Hooley, 1913
    = Pterodactylae Bonaparte, 1838
    = Pterodactyles Seeley, 1869
    = Pterodactylia Blainville, 1835
    = Pterodactylida Haeckel, 1895
    = Pterodactyliens Pictet, 1853
    = Pterodactylina Bonaparte, 1838
    = Pterodactylinae Williston, 1892

Genus: Dermodactylus Marsh, 1881 [nomen dubium]
= Dermadactylus Brown, 1943 [sic]
= Dermatodactylus Brodkorb, 1971 [sic]
D. montanus (Marsh, 1878) Marsh, 1881â
= Pterodactylus montanus Marsh, 1878 [nomen dubium]
= Dermatodactylus montanus Brodkorb, 1971 [sic]
NOTE: This genus is listed in an as-yet-unnamed new family with 
Araripedactylus by Unwin (in Benton, 1993). Referred to this family 
provisionally.

Genus: Herbstosaurus Casamiquela, 1974
H. pigmaeus Casamiquela, 1974â

Genus: Pterodactylus Rafinesque, 1815 [for purposes of priority credited to 
Cuvier, 1809, although in that work Cuvier used only the inadmissible 
spelling Ptero-dactyle]
= Macrotrachelus Giebel, 1852
= Ornithocepahlus Hay, 1930 [sic]
= Onithocephalus Lydekker, 1888 [sic]
= Ornithocephalus von SÃmmering, 1812
= Perodactylus F. Plieninger, 1929 [sic]
= Ptenodracon Lydekker, 1888 [juv.]
= Ptero-dactyle Cuvier, 1809
= Pterodatylus Fabre, 1981 [sic]
= Pterodracon [Anonymous] 1888 [sic, in Zoological Record]
= Pterotherium Fischer, 1813
= Pterydactylus Hay, 1930 [sic]
P. antiquus (von SÃmmering, 1812) Lydekker, 1888â
= Ornithocephalus antiquus von SÃmmering, 1812â
= Ornithocephalus brevirostris von SÃmmering, 1816â17 [juv.]
= Ptenodracon brevirostris (von SÃmmering, 1816â17) Lydekker, 1888 [juv.]â
= Pterodactylus brevirostris (von SÃmmering, 1816â17) Oken, 1819 [juv.]
= Pterodactylus longirostris Cuvier, 1819â
= Macrotrachelus longirostris (Cuvier, 1819) Giebel, 1852â
= Ornithocephalus longirostris (Cuvier, 1819) Ritgen, 1826
= Pterodactylus suevicus Oken, 1825 [nomen nudum]
= Pterodactylus crocodilocephaloides Ritgen, 1826 [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus spectabilis von Meyer, 1861
P. kochi (Wagner, 1837) von Meyer, 1859
= Ornithocephalus kochii Wagner, 1837
= Diopecephalus kochi (Wagner, 1837) Seeley, 1871
= Ornithocephalus kochi (Wagner, 1837) Lydekker, 1888
= Pterodactylus meyeri MÃnster, 1842 [juv.]
= Ornithocephalus meyeri (MÃnster, 1842) Wagner, 1851 [juv.]
= Pterodactylus scolopaciceps von Meyer, 1850
= Rhamphorhynchus scolopaciceps (von Meyer, 1850)
= Pterodactylus elegans Broili, 1925 non Wagner, 1861
= Pterodactylus westmani Wiman, 1925
= Pterodactylus cormoranus DÃderlein, 1929
= Pterodactylus elegans Edinger, 1941 non Wagner, 1861
?P. ornis Giebel, 1847 [nomen dubium]
?P. gracilis Theodori, 1852 [nomen dubium]
P. micronyx von Meyer, 1856
= Pterodactylus nettecephaloides Ritgen, 1826 [nomen oblitum]
= Ornithocephalus redenbacheri Wagner, 1851 [nomen oblitum]
= Pterodactylus redenbacheri (Wagner, 1851) Wagner, 1861 [nomen oblitum]
= Pterodactylus pulchellus von Meyer, 1861
= Pterodactylus elegans  ÃkovskÃ, 1925 non Wagner, 1861
?P. propinquus (Wagner,1857) Wagner, 1857 [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus (Ornithocephalus) propinquus Wagner, 1857 [nomen dubium]
= Ornithocephalus propinquus (Wagner, 1857) Wagner, 1857 [nomen dubium]
?P. primus Deffner & O. Fraas, 1859 [nomen dubium]
?P. cirinensis von Meyer, 1860 [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus cerinensis von Meyer, 1982 emend. Lortet, 1892 
?P. grandipelvis von Meyer, 1860 [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus eurychirus Wagner, 1861 non Wagner, 1857
P. elegans Wagner, 1861
?P. hopkinsi Seeley, 1864 [nomen nudum]
?P. nobilis Owen, 1869 [nomen dubium]
= Ornithocheirus nobilis (Owen, 1869) Newton, 1888 [nomen dubium]
= Ornithochirus nobilis Lydekker, 1888 [sic]
?P. suprajurensis Sauvage, 1873 [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus supra-jurensis Sauvage, 1873 [nomen dubium]*
= Rhamphorhynchus suprajurensis (Sauvage, 1873) [nomen dubium]
?P. manselii Owen, 1874 [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus manseli (Owen, 1874) Lydekker, 1888
= Rhamphorhynchus manseli (Owen, 1874) [nomen dubium]
?P. pleydellii Owen, 1874 [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus pleydelli (Owen, 1874) Lydekker, 1888
= Pterodactylus playdelli Olshevsky, 1978 [sic]
?P. arningi Reck, 1931 [nomen dubium]
?P. maximus Reck, 1931 [nomen dubium]
P. raptor Owen vide Ingles & Sawyer, 1979 [nomen nudum]

      Family: PTERODAUSTRIDAE       Bonaparte, 1971
Census: 1 genus, 1 species

    = Pterodaustriidae Bonaparte, 1971*

Genus: Pterodaustro Bonaparte, 1970
= Pterodaustro Bonaparte, 1969 [nomen nudum]
P. guinazui Bonaparte, 1970â
= Pterodaustro guiÃazui Bonaparte, 1970â*
= Pterodaustro guiÃazui Bonaparte, 1969 [nomen nudum]

      Family: GERMANODACTYLIDAE       Young, 1964
Census: 2 genera, 3 species

Genus: Germanodactylus Young, 1964
= Germodactylus Wellnhofer, 1980 [sic]
G. rhamphastinus (Wagner, 1851) Wellnhofer, 1970
= Ornithocephalus rhamphastinus Wagner, 1851
= Diopecephalus rhamphastinus (Wagner, 1851) Seeley, 1871
= Pterodactylus rhamphastinus (Wagner, 1851) von Meyer, 1860
= Pterodactylus medius MÃnster, 1831 [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus intermedius Goldfuss, 1831 [sic]
= Pterodactylus dubius MÃnster, 1843 [nomen dubium]
= Ornithocephalus dubius (MÃnster, 1843) Wagner, 1851 [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus propinquus medius Wagner, 1858 [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus rhamphastinus dubius Wagner, 1861 [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus ramphatilus Weigelt, 1927 [sic]
= Germanodactylus ramphatilus Schaefer, 1989 [sic]
G. cristatus (Wiman, 1925) Young, 1964â
= Pterodactylus cristatus Wiman, 1925
= Pterodactylus kochi von Zittel, 1882 (err. "Wagler, 1837") non Wagner, 1837
= Diopecephalus kochi (von Zittel, 1882) Kuhn, 1967 non (Wagner, 1837) 
Seeley, 1871
= Germanodactylus kochi (von Zittel, 1882 non Wagner, 1837) Young, 1964
= Germodactylus cristatus Wellnhofer, 1980 [sic]

Genus: Normannognathus Buffetaut, Lepage, J.-J. & Lepage, G., 1998
N. wellnhoferi Buffetaut, Lepage, J.-J. & Lepage, G. 1998

       Family: CTENOCHASMATIDAE        Nopcsa, 1928
Census: 4 genera, 7 species

Genus: Ctenochasma von Meyer, 1852
C. roemeri von Meyer, 1852â
= Ctenochasma rÃmeri von Meyer, 1852â*
C. gracile Oppel, 1862
C. porocristatum de BuisonjÃ, 1981 emend. Olshevsky, 1991
= Ctenochasma porocristata de BuisonjÃ, 1981*
NOTE: Genera ending in -chasma are neuter, not feminine, and so take neuter 
adjectival specific names. Hence the spelling change to C. porocristatum.

Genus: Gnathosaurus von Meyer, 1834
G. subulatus von Meyer, 1834â
= Crocodilus multidens MÃnster, 1832
= Gnathosaurus multidens (MÃnster, 1832) Walther, 1904
= Gavialis priscus Quenstedt, 1855 [nomen dubium]
G. macrurus (Seeley, 1869) Howse & A. R. Milner, 1995
= Pterodactylus macrurus Seeley, 1869

Genus: Huanhepterus Dong, 1982
= Huanhopterus Dong, 1987 [sic]
H. quingyangensis Dong, 1982â
= Huanhopterus qinyangensis Dong, 1987 [sic]

Genus: Plataleorhynchus Howse & A. R. Milner, 1995
P. streptophorodon Howse & A. R. Milner, 1995â