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Rhamphorhynchus

Reptilia - Rhamphorhynchidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Rhamphorhynchus Meyer
1861Rhamphorhynchus Owen p. 273
1886Rhamphorhynchus Günther p. 444
1890Rhamphorhynchus Zittel p. 794
1898Rhamphorhynchus Spangenberg p. 406
1900Rhamphorhynchus Sauvage p. 416
1931Rhamphorhynchus tendagurensis Reck p. 326
1958Rhamphorhynchus Delair p. 69
1988Rhamphorhynchus Carroll
1991Rhamphorhynchus Sereno p. 19
2003Rhamphorhynchus Unwin p. 144
2010Rhamphorhynchus Andres et al. fig. 7
2014Rhamphorhynchus Andres et al.
2014Rhamphorhynchus Headden and Campos
2015Rhamphorhynchus Lu et al.

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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
genusRhamphorhynchusMeyer 1847

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: volantg
Diet: piscivoreg
Created: 2009-01-05 17:19:09
Modified: 2009-01-05 19:19:09
Source: g = genus, o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Padian 1985, Gudger 1944, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Oxfordian to the top of the Early/Lower Tithonian or 161.20000 to 145.00000 Ma

Collections (14 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Oxfordian163.5 - 157.3Portugal (Leiria) R. sp. (69698)
Late/Upper Oxfordian - Late/Upper Kimmeridgian161.2 - 150.8Portugal (Estremdura) Pterosauria indet. (38680)
Kimmeridgian157.3 - 152.1Portugal (Leiria) R. sp. (24563)
Kimmeridgian157.3 - 152.1Germany R. sp. (117200)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Germany (Bayern) R. sp. (59175)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8Germany (Baden-Württemberg) R. muensteri, R. longiceps (154138) R. sp., R. muensteri, R. longiceps (41817)
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0United Kingdom (England) R. etchesi (178843)
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0Germany (Bayern) R. longicaudus (57682)
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0Tanzania (Lindi) R. tendagurensis (89996)
Early/Lower Tithonian150.8 - 145.0Germany (Bayern) R. longicaudus (53034) R. sp., R. muensteri, R. gemmingi, R. longicaudus, R. longiceps (84365)
Early/Lower Tithonian150.8 - 145.0Germany (Bavaria) R. longicaudus (58604) R. muensteri, Pterodactylus longicaudus, R. longicaudus (29012)