New crested specimens of the Late Cretaceous pterosaurNyctosaurus

@article{Bennett2003NewCS,
  title={New crested specimens of the Late Cretaceous pterosaurNyctosaurus},
  author={S. Bennett},
  journal={Pal{\"a}ontologische Zeitschrift},
  year={2003},
  volume={77},
  pages={61-75}
}
  • S. Bennett
  • Published 2003
  • Geology
  • Paläontologische Zeitschrift
Two recently collected specimens of the Late Cretaceous pterosaurNyctosaurus differ from all previously known specimens in the possession of a large branching cranial crest. The crest extends upward and backward from the posterior skull roof and is nearly three times the length of the skull proper. Despite the large crest, the specimens do not differ significantly in morphology from previously known specimens ofNyctosaurus, and do not seem to represent a new species ofNyctosaurus. The specimens… Expand
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