A small azhdarchoid pterosaur from the latest Cretaceous, the age of flying giants

  title={A small azhdarchoid pterosaur from the latest Cretaceous, the age of flying giants},
  author={Elizabeth Martin-Silverstone and Mark P. Witton and Victoria M Arbour and Philip J. Currie},
  journal={Royal Society Open Science},
Pterosaur fossils from the Campanian–Maastrichtian of North America have been reported from the continental interior, but few have been described from the west coast. The first pterosaur from the Campanian Northumberland Formation (Nanaimo Group) of Hornby Island, British Columbia, is represented here by a humerus, dorsal vertebrae (including three fused notarial vertebrae), and other fragments. The elements have features typical of Azhdarchoidea, an identification consistent with dominance of… 

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