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RE: The birds vs. the pterosaurs
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of
> Raymond Ancog
> Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. wrote:
> >Two things here:
> >Minor point A) We have, at present, no fossils of smaller
> pterosaurs at the
> >end of the K. This is not to unequivocally say that they were
> gone (their
> >fossil record is spotty), but there is no poisitive evidence of their
> >presence at that time.
> How small is small, Thomas? What is the smallest Maastrichtian pterosaur
> known, and how small was it?
In this case, small = the _Pterodactylus_-eagle size range.
Does anyone know of any definite non-azhdarchid late Maastrichtian pterosaur
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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