On a new Species of Pterodactyl found in the Upper Chalk of Kent.

  title={On a new Species of Pterodactyl found in the Upper Chalk of Kent.},
  author={James Scott Bowerbank},
  journal={Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London},
  pages={7 - 8}
  • J. Bowerbank
  • Published 1 February 1846
  • Geology
  • Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London
I have recently obtained from the upper chalk of Kent some remains of a large species of Pterodactylus. The bones consist of— 1. The fore part of the head as far as about the middle of the cavitas narium, with a corresponding portion of the under jaws,—many of the teeth remaining in their sockets. (See Plate, fig. 1.) 2. A fragment of a bone of the same animal, apparently a part of the coracoid. (Fig. 2.) 3. A portion of what appears to be one of the bones of the auricular digit, from a chalk… 
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