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Anuro vs Rhampho by Qilong Anuro vs Rhampho by Qilong
The skulls of Anurognathus ammoni (right) and Rhamphorhynchus muensteri (left), with what amounts to the major jaw-related differences between them. It's been assumed that Rhampho is a pelagic, sea-faring consumer of fishes and such, while Anuro is an inland bug specialist, generally due to comparisons to frogmouths and similar birds. Both of these pterosaurs, oddly enough, lived at the same time, for anurognathids are generally considered much more "primitive" (splitting off the pterosaur family tree before rhamphorhynchids did) and in the same place (the lagoons and island chain that would become central Europe of the latest Jurassic.

More here: qilong.wordpress.com/2014/02/2… - where I go into more detail. The above illustration, as a teaching tool, may be freely downloaded.
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PCAwesomeness Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2016
Another thing to note is that Rhamphorhynchus couldn't skim feed.

Anyways, nice!
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PeteriDish Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
unbelievable detail in the illustrations! absolutely wonderful!
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