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Dimorphodon macronyx (Buckland, 1829)

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  • Title: Dimorphodon macronyx (Buckland, 1829)
  • State province: England
  • Specific epithet: macronyx
  • Scientific name authorship: (Buckland, 1829)
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Order: Pterosauria
  • Latest period or highest system: Jurassic
  • Latest era or highest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Latest epoch or Highest series: Early Jurassic
  • Latest eon or highest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Latest age or Highest age: Sinemurian
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Identified by: Master - Dr Lorna Steel; Natural History Museum; Palaeontology; b.26/11/1973; Steel
  • Identification Qualifier: Believed to be a left femur by L. Steel, 19/5/2010
  • Higher geography: Europe; United Kingdom; England; Dorset; Lyme Regis
  • Higher classification: Animalia; Chordata; Reptilia; Pterosauria; Dimorphodontidae
  • Group: Lias Group
  • Genus: Dimorphodon
  • Family: Dimorphodontidae
  • Earliest period or lowest system: Triassic
  • Earliest era or lowest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Earliest epoch or lowest series: Late Triassic
  • Earliest eon or Lowest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Earliest age or Lowestst age: Rhaetian
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Continent: Europe
  • Class: Reptilia

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