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Re: 11th specimen of Archaeopteryx

David Marjanovic <david.marjanovic@gmx.at> wrote:

> BTW, you mentioned trees taller than 3 m. Precisely such trees appear not to
> have existed in Archie's environment, unless all known individuals were
> blown in from the presumably forested Bohemian Mass 200 km away and didn't
> live on the small islands in the lagoon.

I had thought fossil branches and leaves from conifers, gingkos and
other large (or large-ish) trees had been found in Archie's habitat.
Add to that the preservation of large sawflies, which again suggests
large trees or logs.