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Quetzalcoatlus northropiFossil, Texas Pterosaur
DigiMorph Staff - The University of Texas at Austin
Quetzalcoatlus northropi
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Texas Memorial Museum (TMM 41544.16)

Image processing: Dr. Jessie Maisano
Publication Date: 17 May 2010

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About the Species

This specimen was collected from the Javelina Formation (Cretaceous) of Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas. It was made available for scanning by Dr. Timothy Rowe of The University of Texas at Austin.

About this Specimen

The specimen was scanned by Richard Ketcham on 14 January 2002 along the horizontal axis for a total of 86 slices. Each 512X512 pixel slice is 0.5 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.5 mm and a field of reconstruction of 180 mm.

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Literature

Lawson, D.A. 1975. Pterosaur from the Latest Cretaceous of West Texas. Discovery of the largest flying creature. Science 187:947-948.

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Quetzalcoatlus page by the National Park Service

Quetzalcoatlus page on Wikipedia

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To cite this page: DigiMorph Staff, 2010, "Quetzalcoatlus northropi" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed October 31, 2014 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Quetzalcoatlus_northropi/.

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