Rhamphinion

Name: Rhamphinion (Beak nape).
Phonetic: Ram-fin-e-on.
Named By: Kevin Padian - 1982.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Pterosauria.
Species: R. jenkinsi (type).
Type: Unknown.
Size: Unknown.
Known locations: USA, Arizona - Kayenta Formation.
Time period: Sinemurian to Pliensbachian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Fragmentary remains of a partial skull and a few teeth.

       Almost nothing is known about this pterosaur, not even its position and relationship amongst other pterosaurs, only that it is possibly a basal rhamphorhynchoid pterosaur based on the shape of its jugal and early appearance in the fossil record.



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