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Rhamphocephalus prestwichi

Reptilia - Rhamphorhynchidae

Taxonomy
Rhamphocephalus prestwichi was named by Seeley (1880). Its type specimen is OUM J28266, a partial skull (Skull roof), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Kineton Thorns Quarry, which is in a Bathonian offshore shelf slate in the Cotswold Slate Formation of the United Kingdom.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1880Rhamphocephalus prestwichi Seeley

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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()
Romeriida
RankNameAuthor
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
speciesprestwichi

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