A new genus and species for the largest specimen of Archąeopteryx

Abstract

The Solnhofen (Sixth) specimen of Archaeopteryx is assigned to Wellnhoferia grandis gen. et sp. n. on the basis of qualitative, size-independent autapomorphies. Wellnhoferia differs fuom Archaeopteryx in a short tail with the estimated number of 16-17 caudals; a nearly symmetric pattern of pedal rays II-IV with metatarsals II and IV of equal length and… (More)

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@inproceedings{Elanowski2007ANG, title={A new genus and species for the largest specimen of Archąeopteryx}, author={Andrzej Elżanowski}, year={2007} }