A new Triassic pterosaur from Switzerland (Central Austroalpine, Grisons), Raeticodactylus filisurensis gen. et sp. nov.

@article{Stecher2008ANT,
  title={A new Triassic pterosaur from Switzerland (Central Austroalpine, Grisons), Raeticodactylus filisurensis gen. et sp. nov.},
  author={Rico Stecher},
  journal={Swiss Journal of Geosciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={101},
  pages={185-201}
}
  • Rico Stecher
  • Published 2008
  • Geology
  • Swiss Journal of Geosciences
AbstractA new basal non-pterodactyloid pterosaur, Raeticodactylus filisurensis gen. et sp. nov., is reported. It has been discovered in shallow marine sediments from the Upper Triassic of the lowest Kössen beds (late Norian/early Rhaetian boundary) in the central Austroalpine of Canton Grisons (Switzerland). The disarticulated specimen is comprised of an almost complete skull and a partial postcranial skeleton. A high and thin bony, sagittal cranial crest characterizes the anterodorsal region… Expand
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