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Gegepterus (Pterosauria) redescribed (free pdf)



From: Ben Creisler
bh480@scn.org

In new Vertebrata Palasiatica at:
http://english.ivpp.cas.cn/sp/PalAsiatica/vp_list/201102/t20110216_65121.htm
l
 (pdfs are free):

JIANG Shun-Xing & WANG Xiao-Lin (2011).
IMPORTANT FEATURES OF GEGEPTERUS CHANGAE (PTEROSAURIA:
ARCHAEOPTERODACTYLOIDEA, CTENOCHASMATIDAE) FROM A NEW SPECIMEN.
Vertebrata Palasiatica 49(2): 172-184.

Gegepterus changae is referred to the Ctenochasmatidae based on an
incomplete specimen. The new specimen IVPP V 11972 is assigned to
Gegepterus changae according to the unique features in the skull and
cervical vertebrae. V 11972 is a subadult individual and further provides
the morphological characteristics as the vertebrae, pectoral girdle, etc.
Especially, we add to the diagnosis a unique feature, including the unique
presence of two foramens on the nasal.



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