Rhamphorhynchoidea

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Rhamphorhynchoidea

[‚ram·fə·riŋ′kȯid·ē·ə]
(paleontology)
A Jurassic suborder of the Pterosauria characterized by long, slender tails with an expanded tip.
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The Triassic period saw the rise of the first flying reptiles, the rhamphorhynchoids.