Bellubrunnus rothgaengeri

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Taxonavigation: Rhamphorhynchoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Cladus: Crurotarsi
Divisio: Archosauria
Subsectio: Ornithodira
Superordo: † Pterosauromorpha
Ordo: †Pterosauria
Subordo: Rhamphorhynchoidea

Familia: †Rhamphorhynchidae
Genus: †Bellubrunnus
Species: Bellubrunnus rothgaengeri


  • Bellubrunnus rothgaengeri Hone, Tischlinger, Frey & Röper, 2012
Holotype: BSP–1993–XVIII–2 (BSP: Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und historische Geologie, Munich, Germany) is a complete and articulated skeleton of a juvenile non-pterodactyloid pterosaur seen in ventral view.
Type locality: The fossil lagerstätte of brunn. [The small village of Brunn is situated in Upper Palatinate, Eastern Bavaria, 25 km northwest of the city of Regensburg on the westernmost rim of the Southern Franconian Alb.]
Etymology: The species name honours Monika Rothgaenger who found the holotype.


  • Hone, David W. E., Helmut Tischlinger, Dino Frey & Martin Röper, 2012: A new non-pterodactyloid pterosaur from the Late Jurassic of southern Germany. PLoS One, 7(7): e39312. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0039312.