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Rhamphocephalus

Reptilia - Rhamphorhynchidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1880Rhamphocephalus Seeley
1885Dolichorhamphus Seeley
1890Rhamphocephalus Zittel p. 794
1898Rhamphocephalus Spangenberg p. 406
1996Rhamphocephalus Unwin
2003Rhamphocephalus Unwin p. 144

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
RankNameAuthor
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
PterosauromorphaPadian 1997
Pterosauria(Kaup 1834)
Macronychoptera
NovialoideaKellner 2003
Breviquartossa
familyRhamphorhynchidaeSeeley 1870
subfamilyRhamphorhynchinaeNopcsa 1928
genusRhamphocephalus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: volanto
Diet: piscivoreo
Created: 2009-01-04 11:38:30
Modified: 2017-04-17 10:39:23
Source: o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Padian 1985, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Bathonian to the top of the Oxfordian or 167.70000 to 157.30000 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Bathonian167.7 - 164.7United Kingdom (England) Rhamphorhynchoidea indet. (31054) Rhamphorhynchus depressirostris (52546)
Late/Upper Bathonian167.7 - 164.7United Kingdom (England) R. sp. (91989)
Middle Bathonian167.7 - 164.7United Kingdom (England) Pterodactylus bucklandi, Pterodactylus kiddi, Pterodactylus duncani, Pterodactylus aclandi (59357) R. sp. (57120 57140)
Oxfordian163.5 - 157.3United Kingdom (England) Rhamphorhynchus bucklandi (100669)