Azhdarchid pterosaurs : water-trawling pelican mimics or “ terrestrial stalkers ” ?

@inproceedings{Witton2015AzhdarchidP,
  title={Azhdarchid pterosaurs : water-trawling pelican mimics or “ terrestrial stalkers ” ?},
  author={Mark P. Witton and DARREN NAISH Witton},
  year={2015}
}
The lifestyles of all pterosaurs are contentious, but those of the pterodactyloid clade Azhdarchidae are particularly debated. A 2008 review of the functional morphology of azhdarchid pterosaurs concluded that they were probably terrestrial foragers, as evidenced by their long limbs, generalised skull construction, the arthrological limitations of their cervical series, trackway data indicating terrestrial proficiency, a strong continental skew in the depositional context of their fossils, and… CONTINUE READING