Das Gehirn der Pterosaurier

@article{Edinger2005DasGD,
  title={Das Gehirn der Pterosaurier},
  author={Tilly Edinger},
  journal={Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Anatomie und Entwicklungsgeschichte},
  year={2005},
  volume={83},
  pages={105-112}
}
  • T. Edinger
  • Published 1 July 1927
  • Biology
  • Zeitschrift für Anatomie und Entwicklungsgeschichte
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