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RE: 11th specimen of Archaeopteryx



> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu] 
> On Behalf Of john-schneiderman@cox.net
>
> What are the other 2 specimens #9 & #10?
> 
> Archaeopteryx specimens:
> 
> 1.The Feather
> 2.The London Specimen
> 3.The Berlin Specimen
> 4.The Maxburg Specimen
> 5.The Haarlem or Teyler Specimen
> 6.The Eichstatt Specimen
> 7.The Solnhofen Specimen
> 8.The Solnhofen-Aktien-Verein specimen
> 9.   [ ? ]
> 10. [ ? ]
> 11.  specimen of Archaeopteryx, with very well preserved 
> bones and feathers but no skull.
> 
> Any further info on Archaeopteryx specimens 9, 10 & 11?

9: Presumably the "chicken wing" of the Bürgermeister-Müller Museum

10: Thermopolis specimen, on display at the Wyoming Dinosaur Museum

There is an 8.5 (the "Daiting specimen") known only from a cast seen at a rock 
show in the 1990s: some details here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archaeopteryx

11? Wait for the paper...

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