Named By: Carpenter et al - 2003.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Pterosauria, Rhamphorhynchoidea, Rhamphorhynchidae.
Species: H. gentryii (type).
Size: Estimated 2.5 meter wingspacen.
Known locations: USA, Wyoming - Morrison Formation.
Time period: Kimmeridgian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial skull.
Although somewhat lacking in fossil material, Harpactognathus has still been found to have a crest that runs down the entire skull, all the way to the tip of the jaws.