Rhamphocephalus Seeley 1880 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Rhamphorhynchidae

Synonym: Dolichorhamphus Seeley 1885

Full reference: H. G. Seeley. 1880. On the Rhamphocephalus prestwichi, Seeley, an ornithosaurian from the Stonesfield Slate of Kineton. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 36:27-30

Parent taxon: Rhamphorhynchinae according to D. M. Unwin 2003

See also Spangenberg 1898, Unwin 1996 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Angustinaripterus, Cacibupteryx, Dorygnathus, Nesodactylus, Orientognathus, Pterorhynchus, Qinglongopterus, Rhamphorhynchus, Sericipterus

Subtaxa: Rhamphocephalus bucklandi Rhamphocephalus depressirostris Rhamphocephalus prestwichi

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Ecology: volant piscivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (7 collections)

Total: 7 collections including 10 occurrences

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