Rhamphorhynchidae (Seeley 1870)

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Rhamphorhynchus is one of the best known pterosaurs, having a well developed dentition and jaw that is suitable for skim feeding over water.

Other closely related species show some variation in the basic family jaw structure, but all have long forward pointing teeth.

Austriadactylus - Austria finger
Dorygnathus - spear jaw
Angustinaripterus - narrow nostril wing
Scaphognathus - tub jaw
Sordes - evil spirit
Rhamphorhynchus - beak snout
Cacibupteryx - Lord of the sky wing
"Odontorhynchus" - tooth snout
Pterorhynchus - wing snout
FengHuangopterus - Febghuang mountains wing
Harpactognathus - grasping jaw
Sericipterus - silk wing

Odontorhynchus is a preoccupied classification.  This specimen should be assigned to the genus Rhamphorhynchus.


Austriadactylus cristatus

Dorygnathus banthensis
Angustinaripterus longicephalus

Scaphognathus crassirostris
Sordes pilosus

Rhamphorhynchus gemmingi
Rhamphorhynchus intermedius
Rhamphorhynchus longicaudus
Rhamphorhynchus longiceps
Rhamphorhynchus muensteri
Rhamphorhynchus jessoni
Rhamphorhynchus sp.

Bellubrunnus rothgaengeri

Cacibupteryx carabensis
"Odontorhynchus" aculeatus
Pterorhynchus wellnhoferi
Fenghuangopterus lii
Harpactognathus gentryii
Sericipterus wucaiwanensis