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Rhamphorhynchus jessoni Lydekker 1890 (pterosaur)

Reptilia - Pterosauria - Rhamphorhynchidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 156327

Full reference: R. Lydekker. 1890. On ornithosaurian remains from the Oxford Clay of Huntingdonshire. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 46:429-431

Belongs to Pterosauria according to M. O'Sullivan 2018

Sister taxa: Aidacharidae, Antipus, Archaeopteryx vicensensis, Arcticodactylus, Austriadactylus, Austriadraconidae, Campylognathoides indicus, Campylognathoididae, Caviramus, Daohugoupterus, Eurolimnornis, Eurolimnornis corneti, Laopteryx, Laopteryx priscus, Macronychoptera, Ornithocephalidae, Ornithocheirus hilsensis, Ornithocheirus nobilis, Ornithochirus, Palaeocursornis, Preondactylus, Ptenodactylus brachyrhinus, Ptenodactylus capito, Ptenodactylus crassidens, Ptenodactylus dentatus, Ptenodactylus enchorhynchus, Ptenodactylus eurygnathus, Ptenodactylus macrorhinus, Ptenodactylus oxyrhinus, Ptenodactylus platystomus, Ptenodactylus polyodon, Ptenodactylus scaphorhynchus, Ptenodactylus tenuirostris, Pteraichnidae, Pterodactyloidea, Pterodactylus curtus, Pterodactylus hopkinsi, Pterodactylus huxleyi, Pterodactylus oweni, Pterodactylus primus, Pterodactylus suprajurensis, Rhamphorhynchoidea, Rhamphorhynchus manselii, Rhamphorhynchus pleydellii, Scaphognathoidea, Scleromochlus, Sharivopterygia, Tribelesodontoidea, Wukongopteridae, Ptenodactylus

Type specimen: Its type locality is St Ives pterosaur, which is in an Oxfordian marine claystone in the Oxford Clay Formation of the United Kingdom

Ecology: volant piscivore