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Re: Archaeopteryx's birthday



>   None of the references I have, including _The Dinosauria_, lists the
>era/stage that Archaeopteryx is associated with.  They merely say "Late
>Jurassic."  Anybody happen to know the era/stage Archie is associated with?


According to the Solenhofen book (Barthel, Swinburne and Conway-Morris),
the plattenkalk of southern Germany is latest Kimmeridgian to middle
Tithonian in age.

Cheers, Paul


Dr Paul M.A. Willis
Consulting Vertebrate Palaeontologist
Quinkana Pty Ltd
pwillis@ozemail.com.au