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Darwinopterus modularis, the transitional pterosaur



Google News' Sci/Tech section, while heavily tech-centered, does produce paleo gems every now and then. Unwin, Junchang Lu, Xingsheng Jin, Yongqing Liu and Qiang Ji released their study of Darwinopterus modularis which had a mix of a pterodactyloid head and a "rhamphorynchoid" body

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2009/10/091013-new-flying-reptile-pterosaur-darwin-picture.html (Thomas Holtz is mentioned here too)
http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2009/10/13/pterosaur-evolution.html


Raymond Thaddeus C. Ancog
Mines and Geosciences Bureau
Philippines