Pterosaur from the Latest Cretaceous of West Texas: Discovery of the Largest Flying Creature

  title={Pterosaur from the Latest Cretaceous of West Texas: Discovery of the Largest Flying Creature},
  author={Douglas A. Lawson},
  pages={947 - 948}
  • D. A. Lawson
  • Published 14 March 1975
  • Geology, Environmental Science
  • Science
Three partial skeletons of a large pterosaur have been found in the latest Cretaceous nonmarine rock of West Texas. This flying reptile had thin, elongate, perhaps toothless jaws and a long neck similar to Pterodaustro and Pterodactylus. With an estimated wingspan of 15.5 meters, it is undoutbtedly the largest flying creature presently known. 
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