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Re: Banguela, new pterosaur from Early Cretaceous of Brazil



maaudito3@alice.it <maaudito3@alice.it> wrote:

> Congratulation Jaime!!!


I'll second that.  Apparently pterosaurs were as prone to losing their
teeth as theropods, with multiple lineages becoming edentulous
independently.

The new pterosaur demonstrates that a single bone (partial lower jaw)
can be the foundation of a valid taxon.

More on _Banguela_ here:

http://qilong.wordpress.com/2014/04/29/meet-banguela/




Cheers

Tim