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Ornithocheirus Seeley, 1869.
Recorded temporal range
Recorded stratigraphic range
Cambridge Greensand, England.
the same as for the type genus.
Seeley erected the name Ornithocheirae in 1870, including only the genus Ornithocheirus. It is corrected to Ornithocheiridae Seeley, 1870 following the article 220.127.116.11 of the ICZN.
- Rodrigues, T; Kellner, A; 2013: Taxonomic review of the Ornithocheirus complex (Pterosauria) from the Cretaceous of England ZooKeys, 308: 1-112. doi
- Seeley H (1870) The Ornithosauria: an elementary study of the bones of pterodactyls, made from fossil remains found in the Cambridge Upper Greensand, and arranged in the Woodwardian Museum of the University of Cambridge. Deighton, Bell, and Co., Cambridge, xii + 135 pp.
- Hooley R (1914) On the ornithosaurian genus Ornithocheirus, with a review of the specimens from the Cambridge Greensand in the Sedgwick Museum, Cambridge. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 78: 529-557. doi: 10.1080/00222931408693521