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†unranked clade Pterosauria Kaup 1834 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Triploblastica

PaleoDB taxon number: 156251

Alternative spelling: Pterosauri

Invalid subtaxa: Campylognathoides indicus Jain 1974 [nomen dubium] (no. 156112), Laopteryx prisca Marsh 1881 [nomen dubium] (no. 388184), Laopteryx priscus Marsh 1881 [nomen dubium] (no. 53004), Ornithocheirus hilsensis Koken 1883 [nomen dubium] (no. 162926), Ornithocheirus nobilis Owen 1870 [nomen dubium] (no. 159622), Ptenodactylus brachyrhinus Seeley 1869 [nomen nudum] (no. 163210), Ptenodactylus capito Seeley 1869 [nomen nudum] (no. 163215), Ptenodactylus crassidens Seeley 1869 [nomen nudum] (no. 163211), Ptenodactylus dentatus Seeley 1869 [nomen nudum] (no. 163212), Ptenodactylus enchorhynchus Seeley 1869 [nomen dubium] (no. 163219), Ptenodactylus eurygnathus Seeley 1869 [nomen nudum] (no. 163216), Ptenodactylus macrorhinus Seeley 1869 [nomen nudum] (no. 163209), Ptenodactylus oweni Seeley 1864 [nomen nudum] (no. 163205), Ptenodactylus oxyrhinus Seeley 1869 [nomen nudum] (no. 163221), Ptenodactylus platystomus Seeley 1869 [nomen nudum] (no. 163218), Ptenodactylus polyodon Seeley 1869 [nomen nudum] (no. 163206), Ptenodactylus scaphorhynchus Seeley 1869 [nomen nudum] (no. 163208), Ptenodactylus tenuirostris Seeley 1869 [nomen nudum] (no. 163214), Pterodactylus hopkinsi Seeley 1864 [nomen nudum] (no. 163188), Pterodactylus huxleyi Seeley 1865 [nomen nudum] (no. 163197), Pterodactylus manseli Owen 1874 [nomen dubium] (no. 270257), Pterodactylus manselii Owen 1874 [nomen dubium] (no. 156418), Pterodactylus nobilis Owen 1870 [nomen dubium] (no. 149851), Pterodactylus oweni Seeley 1864 [nomen nudum] (no. 161204), Pterodactylus pleydelli Owen 1874 [nomen dubium] (no. 270258), Pterodactylus pleydellii Owen 1874 [nomen dubium] (no. 156419), Pterodactylus primus Deffner and Fraas 1859 [nomen nudum] (no. 365113), Pterodactylus suprajurensis Sauvage 1873 [nomen dubium] (no. 156422), Rhamphorhynchus jessoni Lydekker 1890 [nomen dubium] (no. 156327), Rhamphorhynchus manselii Owen 1874 [nomen dubium] (no. 156424), Rhamphorhynchus pleydellii Owen 1874 [nomen dubium] (no. 156423), Rhamphorhynchus suprajurensis Sauvage 1873 [nomen dubium] (no. 156425)

Parent taxon: Pterosauromorpha according to S. J. Nesbitt 2011

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Aidacharidae, Antipus, Arcticodactylus, Austriadactylus, Austriadraconidae, Campylognathoididae, Caviramus, Daohugoupterus, Laopteryx, Macronychoptera, Ornithocephalidae, Ornithochirus, Palaeocursornis, Preondactylus, Pteraichnidae, Pteranodontes, Pterodactyloidea, Rhamphorhynchoidea, Samrukia, Scaphognathoidea, Scleromochlus, Seazzadactylus, Sharivopterygia, Tribelesodontoidea, Wukongopteridae

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Ecology: volant piscivore