rhamphorhynchoid love



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  • noun Any of several pterosaurs of the suborder Rhamphorhynchoidea


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  • There are two main baramins of pterosaurs: rhamphorhynchoid and pterodactyloid.

    WTF??? – Heuristic

  • What with that Pteranodon crest and rhamphorhynchoid tail and tiny wings and all the odd knobs, plumes and outgrowths... and he claims this creature and all other pterosaurs are not in any way related to dinosaurs but rather, descended from LIZARDS.

    Life's Time Capsule: Pterosaur Restorations!

  • Gina- I've seen a set of those footprints mind you of a Cretaceous Asian Pterosaur, so probably not a rhamphorhynchoid ;p the subject of much debate here, and to me that these are smoking gun of quadrupeds.

    Life's Time Capsule: Questions about Pterosaurs #1


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  • Just four syllables in this 16-letter word in which the letter "h" occurs 4 times. See the list called Consonant Storm for other vowel-challenged words.

    February 12, 2011

  • See also rhamphorhynchus, one of my favourite winged beasts.

    February 14, 2011