Pterosauria - Rhamphorhynchoidae - Nomina Dubia
Nomina Dubia of the Rhamphorhynchoidae
Describer: Galton, 1981
Distribution: Wyoming, US
Timeperiod: Late Jurassic
Info: This genus is listed in an as-yet-unnamed new family with Nesodactylus by Unwin (in Benton, 1993).
A short complete metacarpal, identified as non-pterodactyloid.
Describer: Casamiquela, 1974
Distribution: N-Patagonie, Argentina
Timeperiod: Middle Jurassic
Info: Genus: Herbstosaurus Casamiquela, 1974
Describer: Wild, 1983
Distribution: Zorzino limestone, Udine, northern Italy
Timeperiod: Norian, Late Triassic
Size: Wingspan estimated = 1,5 m.
Info: This genus is listed in its own as-yet-unnamed new family by Unwin (in Benton, 1993).
Preondactylus is one of the most primitive pterosaurs now known and also the oldest. The dentary (tooth-bearing lower jaw bone) is shorter than in all other pterosaurs.