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Re: Pterosaur Help



In a message dated 11/25/01 12:41:19 PM EST, mhanson54@home.com writes:

<< I still need Nyctosaurus, Rhamphorhynchus, Scaphognathus,
 Cycnorhamphus, Dimorphodon, Tupuxuara, and Campylognathoides. I could also
 use information on Dorygnathus, Tupuxuara and Domeykodactylus. Could O.
 validus be a senior subjective synonym of Doratorhynchus? >>

Here are some more:

Parafamily: ANUROGNATHIDAE Kuhn, 1967
Census: 2 genera, 2 species

    = Anurognathinae Nopcsa, 1928

Genus: Anurognathus DÃderlein, 1923
= Anuroganthus Young, 1964 [sic]
A. ammoni DÃderlein, 1923â

Genus: Batrachognathus Riabinin, 1948
B. volans Riabinin, 1948â

     Family: CAMPYLOGNATHOIDIDAE     Unwin, 1992
Census: 2 genera, 4 species

    = Campylognathoidinae Kuhn, 1967
    = Eudimorphodontidae Wellnhofer, 1978

Genus: Campylognathoides Strand, 1928
= Camplyognathus Romer, 1966 [sic]
= Campylognathus F. Plieninger, 1894/Reuter, 1890
= Compylognathoides Jain & Roychowdhury, 1987 [sic]
= Compylognathus Coombs, 1972 [sic]
C. liasicus (Quenstedt, 1858) Wild, 1971
= Pterodactylus liasicus Quenstedt, 1858
= Campylognathus liasicus (Quenstedt, 1858) F. Plieninger, 1907
C. zitteli (F. Plieninger, 1894) Strand, 1928â
= Campylognathus zitteli F. Plieninger, 1894â
C. indicus Jain, 1974

Genus: Eudimorphodon Zambelli, 1973
= Endimorphodon Chaline, 1990 [sic]
E. ranzii Zambelli, 1973â
[New species to be described from the Late Triassic Fleming Fjord Formation 
of Greenland; Jenkins et al., 1993]

Genus: [To be described from the Late Triassic of Italy; a crested form with 
shark-like teeth; F. Dalla Vecchia, Ph.D. dissertation]

Genus: [To be described from the Late Triassic of Italy; a slender-snouted 
form that may represent a new family; F. Dalla Vecchia, pers. comm. at SVP 
meeting 1995]


Family: RHAMPHORHYNCHIDAE (nom. emend. ex Rhamphorhynchae) Seeley, 1870
           Census: 12 genera (2 doubtful),            21 species (5 doubtful)

    = Angustinaripterinae He, Yan & Su, 1983
    = Parapsicephalinae Kuhn, 1967
    = Ramphorhynchidae Nopcsa, 1923 [sic]
    = Rhamphorhynchidae von Zittel, 1887â90
    = Rhamphorhynchinae Nopcsa, 1928
    = Scaphognathidae Hooley, 1913
    = Scaphognathinae Kuhn, 1967
    = Scaphognathoidea Hooley, 1913

Genus: Angustinaripterus He, Yan & Su, 1983
= Angustinarhipterus Dong, 1987 [sic]
A. longicephalus He, Yan & Su, 1983â
= Angustinarhipterus congicephalus Dong, 1987 [sic]
= Angustinarhipterus longicephalus Dong, 1992 [sic]

Genus: Comodactylus Galton, 1981
C. ostromi Galton, 1981â
NOTE: This genus is listed in an as-yet-unnamed new family with Nesodactylus 
by Unwin (in Benton, 1993). Referred to this family provisionally.

Genus: Dendrorhynchoides Ji S., Ji Q. & Padian, 1999
= Dendrorhynchus Ji S. & Ji Q., 1998/Yin & Zeng, 1995
D. curvidentatus (Ji S. & Ji Q., 1998) Ji S., Ji. Q. & Padian, 1999â
= Dendrorhynchus curvidentatus Ji S. & Ji Q., 1998â

Genus: Dorygnathus Wagner, 1860
D. banthensis (Theodori, 1830) Wagner, 1860â
= Pterodactylus (Ornithocephalus) banthensis Theodori, 1830
= Pterodactylus banthensis (Theodori, 1830) Theodori, 1831
= Dimorphodon banthensis (Theodori, 1830) Owen, 1861
= Ornithocephalus banthensis (Theodori, 1830) Newton, 1888
= Rhamphorhynchus banthensis (Theodori, 1830) Theodori, 1852
= Pterodactylus goldfussi Theodori, 1830 [nomen dubium]
= Rhamphorhynchus goldfussi (Theodori, 1830) [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus macronyx von Meyer, 1831 non Buckland, 1829 [nomen dubium]
= Rhamphorhynchus macronyx (von Meyer, 1831) von Meyer, 1860 [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus ensirostris Theodori, 1852 [as Pterodactylus 
(Rhamphorhynchus) (ensirostris) banthensis; nomen oblitum]

= Rhamphorhynchus ensirostris (Theodori, 1852) von Meyer, 1860 [as 
Rhamphorhynchus (ensirostris) macronyx banthensis; nomen oblitum]
= Rhamphorhynchus ensirostris (Theodori, 1852) Newton, 1888 [nomen oblitum]
= Dorygnathus banthesis Padian & Wild, 1992 [sic]
D. mistelgauensis Wild, 1971

Genus: Nesodactylus Colbert, 1969
= Nesodon Jensen & Ostrom, 1977/Owen, 1840 [sic]
N. hesperius Colbert, 1969â
= Nesodon hesparius Jensen & Ostrom, 1977 [sic]
NOTE: This genus is listed in an as-yet-unnamed new family with Comodactylus 
by Unwin (in Benton, 1993). Referred to this family provisionally.

Genus: Odontorhynchus Stolley, 1936/Pelzeln, 1868 [nomen dubium]
O. aculeatus Stolley, 1936â

Genus: Parapsicephalus Arthaber, 1918
= Parapsicethalus Romer, 1966 [sic]
P. purdoni (Newton, 1888) Arthaber, 1918â
= Scaphognathus purdoni Newton, 1888
= Parapsicephalus pourdoni Arthaber, 1919 [sic]
= Scaphognathus pourdoni Arthaber, 1919 [sic]

Genus: Preondactylus Wild, 1983
P. buffarinii Wild, 1983â
NOTE: This genus is listed in its own as-yet-unnamed new family by Unwin (in 
Benton, 1993). Referred to this family provisionally.

Genus: Rhamphocephalus Seeley, 1880 [nomen dubium]
= Dolichorhamphus Seeley, 1885
= Dolichorhampus Romer, 1966 [sic]
= Rhampocephalus Romer, 1966 [sic]
R. bucklandi (von Meyer, 1832) Seeley, 1880â
= Pterodactylus bucklandi von Meyer, 1832 [nomen dubium]
= Rhamphorhynchus bucklandi (von Meyer, 1832) Huxley, 1859 [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus duncani Owen, 1874 [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus kiddii Owen, 1874 [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus kiddi (Owen, 1874) Lydekker, 1888 [nomen dubium]
?R. depressirostris (Huxley, 1859) Lydekker, 1888 [nomen dubium]
= Rhamphorhynchus depressirostris Huxley, 1859 [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus aclandi Owen, 1874 [nomen dubium]
?R. prestwichi (Seeley, 1880) Seeley, 1880 vide Newton, 1888 [nomen dubium]
= Rhamphorhynchus prestwichi Seeley, 1880 [nomen dubium]
= Dolichorhamphus prestwichi (Seeley, 1880) Seeley, 1885 [nomen dubium]â

Genus: Rhamphorhynchus von Meyer, 1846
= Ornithopterus von Meyer, 1860 [nomen dubium]
= Pteromonodactylus Teriaev, 1967
= Ramphorhynchus von Meyer, 1847 [sic]
= Rhamphorhynchys Rao & Shah, 1963 [sic]
= Rhamphorynchus Sinclair, 1996 [sic; in Dinosaur Collector's Club Newsletter]
R. muensteri Goldfuss, 1831 emend. Lydekker, 1888
= Rhamphorhynchus mÃnsteri (Goldfuss, 1831) von Meyer, 1846*
= Ornithocephalus muensteri Goldfuss, 1831 emend. Lydekker, 1888
= Ornithocephalus mÃnsteri Goldfuss, 1831*
= Pterodactylus muensteri Goldfuss, 1831 emend. Lydekker, 1888
= Pterodactylus mÃnsteri (Goldfuss, 1831) von Meyer, 1832*
= Pterodactylus (Rhamphorhynchus) muensteri (Goldfuss, 1831)
= Pterodactylus (Rhamphorhynchus) mÃnsteri (Goldfuss, 1831) von Meyer, 1846*
= Rhamphorhynchus suevicus O. Fraas, 1855 [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus hirundinaceus Wagner, 1857 [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus (Rhamphorhynchus) hirundinaceus Wagner, 1857 [nomen dubium]
= Rhamphorhynchus hirundinaceus (Wagner, 1857) Wagner, 1858 [nomen dubium]
= Rhamphorhynchus curtimanus Wagner, 1858
= Rhamphorhynchus longimanus Wagner, 1858
= Rhamphorhynchus meyeri Owen, 1870
= Rhamphorhynchus phyllurus Marsh, 1882
= Pteromonodactylus phyllurus (Marsh, 1882) Teriaev, 1967â
= Ramphorhynchus phyllurus Lydekker, 1888 [sic]
= Rhamphorhynchus megadactylus von Koenigswald, 1931
= Rhamphorhynchus carnegiei Koh, 1937
= Ramphorhynchus meyeri Owen vide Ingles & Sawyer, 1979 [sic]
= Rhamphorynchus muenstri Paul, 1996 [sic]
R. longicaudus (MÃnster, 1839) von Meyer, 1846â
= Pterodactylus longicaudus MÃnster, 1839
= Odontorhynchus longicaudus (MÃnster, 1839) Olshevsky, 1978
= Ornithocephalus longicaudus (MÃnster, 1839) Wagner, 1851
= Rhamphorhynchus (Odontorhynchus) longicaudus (MÃnster, 1839) Stolley, 1936
= Pterodactylus longicaudatus Owen, 1851 [sic]
= Rhamphorhynchus longicauda Seeley, 1869 [sic]
= Rhamphorhynchus longicaudatus von Ammon, 1884 [sic]
= Ornithocephalus longicaudatus Lydekker, 1888 [sic]
R. gemmingi (von Meyer, 1846) von Meyer, 1855
= Pterodactylus gemmingi von Meyer, 1846
= Pterodactylus (Rhamphorhynchus) gemmingi von Meyer, 1846
= Ornithocephalus gemmingi (von Meyer, 1846) Wagner, 1851
= Rhamphorhynchus (Pterodactylus) gemmingi (von Meyer, 1846) von Meyer, 1855
= Pterodactylus (Ramphorhynchus) gemmingi Owen, 1851 [sic]
= Ramphorhynchus gemmingi Owen, 1859 [sic]
= Pterodactylus lavateri von Meyer, 1838 [nomen dubium]
= Ornithopterus lavateri (von Meyer, 1838) von Meyer, 1860 [nomen dubium]â
= Pterodactylus (Ornithopterus) lavateri (von Meyer, 1838) Owen, 1851
?R. jessoni Lydekker, 1890 [nomen dubium]
R. longiceps Woodward, 1902
= Ornithocephalus giganteus Oken, 1819 [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus giganteus (Oken, 1819) [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus grandis Cuvier, 1824 [nomen dubium]
= Ornithocephalus grandis (Cuvier, 1824) Wagner, 1851 [nomen dubium]
= Rhamphorhynchus grandis (Cuvier, 1824) Lydekker, 1888 [nomen dubium]
= Pterodactylus secundarius von Meyer, 1843 [nomen dubium; juv.?]
= Ornithocephalus secundarius (von Meyer, 1843) Wagner, 1851 [nomen dubium; 
juv.?]
= Rhamphorhynchus kokeni F. Plieninger, 1907
?R. tendagurensis Reck, 1931
R. intermedius Koh, 1937
R. intermedius var. brevialata Koh, 1937
[New large species to be described; Wellnhofer, 1991: 151]

Genus: Scaphognathus Wagner, 1861
= Brachytrachelus Giebel, 1852/SchÃnherr, 1847
= Pachyramphus Romer, 1966 [sic]
= Pachyrhamphus Fitzinger, 1843/Gray, 1840
= Pycnorhamphus von Zittel, 1882 [sic]
S. crassirostris (Goldfuss, 1831) Wagner, 1861â
= Pterodactylus crassirostris Goldfuss, 1831
= Brachytrachelus crassirostris (Goldfuss, 1831) Giebel, 1852â
= Ornithocephalus crassirostris (Goldfuss, 1831) Wagner, 1851
= Pachyrhamphus crassirostris (Goldfuss, 1831) Fitzinger, 1843â
= Rhamphorhynchus crassirostris (Goldfuss, 1831) Wagner, 1858

Genus: Sordes Sharov, 1971
= Sordus Bakker, 1975 [sic]
S. pilosa Sharov, 1971 emend. nov.â
= Sordes pilosus Sharov, 1970â*
NOTE: B. Creisler (pers. comm.) notes that the genus Sordes is feminine, not 
masculine, necessitating respelling of the trivial name.

RHAMPHORHYNCHOIDIA incertae sedis
Census: 1 genus, 1 species

Genus: Rhamphinion Padian, 1984
= Rhamphion Fraser & Unwin, 1990 [sic]
R. jenkinsi Padian, 1984â

Genus: [To be described from the Kota-Maleri Beds of Chanda District, 
Maharashtra, India; a supposed rhamphorhynchoid with light dermal armor; 
described as Rhamphorhynchus sp. by Rao & Shah, 1963; may belong to the 
species Campylognathoides indicus: Jain, 1974, Wellnhofer, 1978]


Genus: [To be described from Cene, near Bergamo, Italy; Fraser & Unwin, 1990]

Genus: [To be described from southern Austria; Fraser & Unwin, 1990]
Genus: [To be described from the Triassic of Kalgary, western Texas; Murry, 
1986]