Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic order within the superorder Archosauromorpha — the pterosaurs.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek (pteron), feather + (sauros), lizard

Examples

  • Restudy of Liaoxipterus Istiodactylidae: Pterosauria with comments on the Chinese istiodactylid pterosaurs. p229-241.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Restudy of Liaoxipterus Istiodactylidae: Pterosauria with comments on the Chinese istiodactylid pterosaurs. p229-241.

    Flugsaurier: Pterosaur papers in honour of Peter Wellnhofer

  • A new species of Huaxiapterus (Pterosauria: Pterodactyloidea) from the Lower Cretaceous of western Liaoning, China with comments on the systematics of tapejarid pterosaurs.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • A new species of Huaxiapterus (Pterosauria: Pterodactyloidea) from the Lower Cretaceous of western Liaoning, China with comments on the systematics of tapejarid pterosaurs.

    Those sexy tupuxuarids

  • New information on the Tapejaridae (Pterosauria, Pterodactyloidea) and discussion of the relationships of this clade.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • New specimens of Pterosauria (Reptilia) with soft parts with implications for pterosaurian anatomy and locomotion.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • New information on the Tapejaridae (Pterosauria, Pterodactyloidea) and discussion of the relationships of this clade.

    Those sexy tupuxuarids

  • Cretaceous Ichthyosauria, Plesiosauria, or Pterosauria less embryonic, or more differentiated, species than those of the

    Essays

  • Pterosauria to Birds, and by the approximation of the Dinosauria to

    Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection A Series of Essays

  • These are the _Pterosauria_, or Pterodactyles, the remains of which are met with throughout the series of Mesozoic rocks, from the lias to the chalk, and some of which attain a great size, their wings having a span of eighteen or twenty feet.

    Lectures and Essays

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