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Re: Winged migration
That confirms Greg's statement that the pterosaurs were still around.
And still able to achieve larger size than birds too.
John Bois wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Jul 2003 GSP1954@aol.com wrote:
> > What I am wondering is where they got the figure of 80 million years
> > that birds have ruled the skies. Birds were present almost twice as long,
> > and
> > abundant by the Early Cretaceous, but pterosaurs were still around 65
> > million
> > years ago.
> Pterosaurs were reduced to a very few niches by 65mya. Diversity in all
> but the largest size ranges was being diminished well before that
> time. Unwin says this, I believe.