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  1. Another One I'm Not Sure Of...

    I've got this one fossil that I'm not quite sure how to classify it... It\s supposed to be a fossil Pterosaur tooth found in Kem Kem Beds of Morocco.... 1.75" long... However, it doesn't match any of my Pterosaur teeth... Or Crocodile, or Spinosaurus... Is it some sort of fish tooth? Thanks in advance, more pics if needed...
  2. My Jurassic Park - Bones

    A few items I recently picked up at the Tucson show. Others will follow Nice size Pterosaur upper beak. Big Dorsal from a Sauropod - needs to be prepped to remove matrix glued on the bone. Will tackle after the show. Very Arthritic bone.. believe its Phalanx 2 but fits well with the above carpal. A Theropod indet but similar to a Spino on the most recent paper. Who really knows at this point with how little we have to go with and just sketches
  3. Hi, Saw this 'Pterosaur claw' for sale (first time i have seen something like this for sale) and would like to know if this is the correct id or if it is something else (i believe it might be fish but wanted to ask the experts). It is 1.3 inches long (3.3cm) and is from the Kem Kem. Thanks.
  4. A couple of Kem Kem bones

    Hi guys, a couple of bones here I'd like a little help with please:
  5. Please, all opinions are welcome! In my bone box, I will have hit in my calculations this time? This time I'm pretty confident, because there's not a lot of other things it can be, besides the perfect morphology and hollow bone wall. I feel confident enough to call this of Thalassodromidae pterosaur undetermined. Do you agree with my ID? @Troodon @LordTrilobite
  6. My Kem Kem Tooth Collection

    I just acquired some new specimens in my Moroccan Kem Kem dinosaur and reptile tooth collection. Thought i'd show you guys the lot. They are all from the Kem Kem/Tegana Formation near Taouz, Morocco. As you can see i love collecting dinosaur and reptile teeth from this area! The larger ones are incredibly rare and virtually non-existant at the formation nowadays. I'm quite proud of them! What do you guys think? P.S- that "Ankylosaur" tooth was infact looked at by Robert Bakker. He thinks it is from an Ankylosaur, which is ultra rare because no Ankylosaurs are known from the formation yet!
  7. These are a few of the pdf files (and a few Microsoft Word documents) that I've accumulated in my web browsing. MOST of these are hyperlinked to their source. If you want one that is not hyperlinked or if the link isn't working, e-mail me at joegallo1954@gmail.com and I'll be happy to send it to you. Please note that this list will be updated continuously as I find more available resources. All of these files are freely available on the Internet so there should be no copyright issues. Articles with author names in RED are new additions since January 5, 2018. Order Pterosauria - The Pterodactyls and Their Allies. Triassic Pterosaurs Triassic Pterosaurs - Europe (including Greenland and Siberia) Dalla Vecchia, F.M. (2010). A New Pterosaur from the Upper Triassic of Northeastern Italy. Acta Geoscientica Sinica, Vol.3, Supp.1. Dalla Vecchia, F.M. (2003). An Eudimorphodon (Diapsida, Pterosauria) Specimen from the Norian (Late Triassic) of North-Eastern Italy. Gortania - Atti Museo Friul. di Storia Nat., 25. Dalla Vecchia, F.M. (2003). New morphological observations on Triassic pterosaurs. In: Evolution and Palaeobiology of Pterosaurs. Buffetaut, E. and J.M. Mazin (eds.), Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 217. Dalla Vecchia, F.M. (2001). A Caudal Segment of a Late Triassic Pterosaur (Diapsida, Pterosauria) from North-Eastern Italy. Gortiana, 23. Dalla Vecchia, F.M. (2000). A wing phalanx of a large basal pterosaur (Diapsida, Pterosauria) from the Norian (Late Triassic) of NE Italy. Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana, 39(2). Dalla Vecchia, F.M. (1998). New observations on the osteology and taxonomic status of Preondactylus buffarinii Wild, 1984 (Reptilia, Pterosauria). Bollettino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana, 36(3). Dalla Vecchia, F.M. (1995). A New Pterosaur (Reptilia, Pterosauria) from the Norian (Late Triassic) of Friuli (Northeastern Italy), Preliminary Report. Gortiana, 16. Dalla Vecchia, F.M., G. Muscio and R. Wild (1989). Pterosaur Remains in a Gastric Pellet from the Upper Triassic (Norian) of Rio Seazza Valley (Udine, Italy). Gortania, 10. Dalla Vecchia, F.M., et al. (2002). A Crested Rhamphorynchoid Pterosaur from the Late Triassic of Austria. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 22(1). Frobisch, N.B. and J. Frobisch (2006). A New Basal Pterosaur Genus from the Upper Triassic of the Northern Calcareous Alps of Switzerland. Palaeontology, Vol.49, Part 5. Jenkins, F.A., et al. (2001). A Diminutive Pterosaur (Pterosauria: Eudimorphodontidae) from the Greenland Triassic. Bull.Mus.Comp.Zool., 156(1). Renesto, S. (1993). An Isolated Sternum of Eudimorphodon (Reptilia, Pteropsauria) from the Norian (Late Triassic) of the Bergamo PreAlps (Lombardy, Northern Italy). Riv.It.Paleont.Strat., Vol.99, Number 3. Stecher, R. (2008). A new Triassic pterosaur from Switzerland (Central Austroalpine, Grisons), Raeticodactylus filisurensis gen. et sp.nov. Swiss Journal of Geosciences. Unwin, D.M. (2003). Eudimorphodon and the Early History of Pterosaurs. Riv.Mus.civ.Sc.Nat. "E. Caffi" BERGAMO, 22. General Triassic Pterosaurs Dalla Vecchia, F.M. (2003). A Review of the Triassic Pterosaur Record. Riv. Mus. Civ. Nat., 22. Kellner, A.W.A. (2015). Comments on Triassic pterosaurs with discussion about ontogeny and description of new taxa. Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, 87(2). Jurassic Pterosaurs Jurassic Pterosaurs - Africa/Middle East Costa, F.R. and A.W.A. Kellner (2009). On two pterosaur humeri from the Tendaguru beds (Upper Jurassic, Tanzania). Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, 81(4). Unwin, D.M. and W.-D. Heinrich (1999). On a Pterosaur Jaw from the Upper Jurassic of Tendaguru (Tanzania). Mitt.Mus.Nat.kd.Berl., Geowiss., Vol.2. Jurassic Pterosaurs - Asia/Malaysia/Pacific Islands Andres, B., J.M. Clark and X. Xing (2010). 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Vertebrata PalAsiatica, Vol.20, Number 2. He, X., D. Yang and C. Su (1983). A New Pterosaur from the Middle Jurassic of Dashanpu, Zigong, Sichuan. Journal of the Chengdu College of Geology, Supplement 1. Jain, S.L. (1974). Jurassic Pterosaur from India. Geological Society of India, Shorter Communications. Ji, S. and Q. Ji (1988). A new species of pterosaur from Liaoning, Dendrorhynchus curvidentatus, gen. et sp.nov.. Jiangsu Geology, Vol.22, Number 4. Lü, J. and X. Fucha (2010). A new pterosaur (Pterosauria) from Middle Jurassic Tiaojishan Formation of western Liaoning, China. Global Geology, 13(3/4). Lü, J., et al. (2009). Evidence for modular evolution in a long-tailed pterosaur with a pterodactyloid skull. Proc.R.Soc.B. Maisch, M.W. and A.T. Matzke (2017). A large pterodactyloid pterosaur from the Upper Jurassic of Liuhuanggou, Xinjiang, People's Republic of China. N.Jb.Geol.Palaont. Abh., 284/2. (Uncorrected proof) Wang, X., et al. (2017). New evidence from China for the nature of the pterosaur evolutionary transition. Scientific Reports, 7:42763. Wang, X., et al. (2009). An unusual long-tailed pterosaur with elongated neck from western Liaoning of China. Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, 81(4). Wang, X., et al. (2002). A nearly complete articulated rhamphorhynchoid pterosaur with exceptionally well-preserved wing membranes and "hairs" from Inner Mongolia, northeast China. Chinese Science Bulletin, Vol.47, Number 3. Zhou, C.-F. and R.R. Schoch (2011). New material of the non-pterodactyloid pterosaur Changchengopterus pani Lü, 2009 from the Late Jurassic Tiaojishan Formation of western Liaoning. N.Jb.Geol.Palaont. Abh., 260/3. Zhou, C.-F., et al. (2017). Earliest filter-feeding pterosaur from the Jurassic of China and ecological evolution of Pterodactyloidea. R.Soc. open sci., 4: 160672. Jurassic Pterosaurs - Europe (including Greenland and Siberia) Abel, O. (1925). 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  8. Pterosaur

    From the album Dinosaurs and Reptiles

    Pterosaur tooth from Kem Kem, Morocco.

    From the album MY FOSSIL Collection - Dpaul7

    Pterosaur tooth Morocco Late Triassic–Late Cretaceous Pterosaurs (from the Greek "pterosauros", meaning "winged lizard") were flying reptiles of the extinct clade or order Pterosauria. They existed from the late Triassic to the end of the Cretaceous (228 to 66 million years ago). Pterosaurs are the earliest vertebrates known to have evolved powered flight. Their wings were formed by a membrane of skin, muscle, and other tissues stretching from the ankles to a dramatically lengthened fourth finger. Early species had long, fully toothed jaws and long tails, while later forms had a highly reduced tail, and some lacked teeth. Many sported furry coats made up of hair-like filaments known as pycnofibers, which covered their bodies and parts of their wings. Pterosaurs spanned a wide range of adult sizes, from the very small anurognathids to the largest known flying creatures of all time, including Quetzalcoatlus and Hatzegopteryx. Pterosaurs are often referred to in the popular media and by the general public as "flying dinosaurs", but this is scientifically incorrect. The term "dinosaur" is restricted to just those reptiles descended from the last common ancestor of the groups Saurischia and Ornithischia (clade Dinosauria, which includes birds), and current scientific consensus is that this group excludes the pterosaurs, as well as the various groups of extinct marine reptiles, such as ichthyosaurs, plesiosaurs, and mosasaurs. Like the dinosaurs, and unlike these other reptiles, pterosaurs are more closely related to birds than to crocodiles or any other living reptile. Pterosaurs are also colloquially referred to as pterodactyls, particularly in fiction and by journalists. Technically, "Pterodactyl" refers only to members of the genus Pterodactylus, and more broadly to members of the suborder Pterodactyloidea of the pterosaurs. The anatomy of pterosaurs was highly modified from their reptilian ancestors by the adaption to flight. Pterosaur bones were hollow and air-filled, like the bones of birds. They had a keeled breastbone that was developed for the attachment of flight muscles and an enlarged brain that shows specialised features associated with flight. In some later pterosaurs, the backbone over the shoulders fused into a structure known as a notarium, which served to stiffen the torso during flight, and provide a stable support for the scapula (shoulder blade). Most pterosaur skulls had elongated jaws with a full complement of needle-like teeth. In some cases, fossilized keratinous beak tissue has been preserved, though in toothed forms, the beak is small and restricted to the jaw tips and does not involve the teeth. Some advanced beaked forms were toothless, such as the pteranodonts and azhdarchids, and had larger, more extensive, and more bird-like beaks. Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Orthinodira Order: Pterosauria
  10. New kem kem trip new finds

    I have some new finds these I hope maybe from pterosaur as seems to have characteristics. However problem is I only have phone camera and cannot edit to make smaller so pictures will only come very slowly.
  11. Pterosaur tooth?

    Hello, I need help to identify this tooth, found by me in a Jurassic formation in Portugal. My first thought it's Pterosaur. I wait for your opinions. The tooth have 1cm. Thanks, Filipe
  12. I found this rock a few years ago and have been wondering about the fossils in it ever since. At first I thought that they where some kind of fish remains, but upon further inspection I am beginning to think that they may be bits of either pterosaur or bird bone. But I really don't know. This rock was found in North Texas in the Upper Coniacian stage of the Austin Chalk Formation. The member of this formation in which I found these fossils is extremely scarce in any vertebrate fossils, with most of the them coming from a more blue/gray toned member of the Austin Chalk which I believe lies underneath this member. In fact, if these are vertebrate fossils then they would be the first and only ones that I have found to date. Aside from vertebrate fossils, the only other thing that I thought that these could be were bits of the hinge of an Inoceramid oyster, which I have found. The last attached photo is of a hinge that I found recently only about 1 mile away from where I found this rock. However, there are a few problems with this theory, the first being the lack of any prismatic (calcitic) crystals being visible in any of the pieces, which there would be if these fossils really were cross section bits of an Inocermid hinge. The prismatic crystals are clearly visible in the cross section view of my Inoceramid hinge. Second, even if I am just not seeing the prismatic crystals, the piece pictured in F7 appears to me to be hollow with a thin, bony looking wall. It is this feature that first got me thinking that these could be bone bits from a pterosaur or a bird. The only thing that makes me rethink that theory is the fact that the larger piece pictured in F2-F3 is completely filled in on the inside and even has something sticking up in the center of it, pictured specifically in F3. But I also do not know for sure whether these two pieces are actually related at all. Compare my fossils with this TFF article about a possible pterosaur bone from the TXI quarry in Midlothian, Texas, which is in the Upper Turonian Atco Formation: And third, at the broken end of the piece pictured specifically in F5 and F6, I see what I perceive as stepped layers where some of it flaked off. That is good evidence against it being an Inoceramid hinge, because the prismatic crystals would be running parallel with an Inoceramid hinge's length, not running perpendicular to it. And as the steppes go down, it seems to show layers of more reddish material, which is also something that I have never seen from an inoceramid shell. There are four main pieces in this rock (which are presumably related) that I am inquiring about, which are pictured in F1-F9. But there are other pieces in this rock that might be related to them, pictured in F10-F12. I also have a few other pieces in this rock that I am pretty sure are not related to the others, pictured in F13 and F14 . F13 is something that I have seen before, but I still do not know what it is, and F14 looks kind of like the shell of a very small urchin, but I really have no idea. The rock its self is 16 cm long. The largest of the 4 main pieces is pictured in F2, F3 and F13 and is 14½ mm in diameter and has 5 mm of it visible above the rock, plus the part of it sticking up in the center. The second largest piece pictured in F4-F7 is 9 mm in diameter and 6 mm in length. The third largest piece pictured in F8 is 5 mm long. And the smallest piece which is right next to the second largest piece is pictured in F4, F9 and is 5 mm long. There are many bits and pieces in this rock that I just can't take pictures of because this post would be 45 pages long. If photos or information apart from what I have already given is needed then I would be happy to give it. I could be way out there and totally off, so I appreciate any help/correction that I get. I am more of an ammonite guy and I don't really know that much at all about vertebrates. Even if these are nothing, I will have learned something. F1 F2
  13. An unknown bone

    Last Saturday I found an interesting looking bone in the quarry Kromer near Holzmaden (Lower Jurassic). Its about 4 cm long and extremely thin. Because of that I would say that I have found a bone of a pterosaur. But that would be a rare find at a place where you can find mainly marine fossils. (A friend of mine found some bones and even two pterosaur teeth "recently"). So can somebody confirm that idea or have another idea? Thanks for your help Here it is:
  14. pterosaur tooth

    I obtained the following tooth today and was told that it was a pterosaur, possibly an Ornithocheirus sp. It was found in the Britton formation in Mansfield, TX. Could someone confirm or correctly identify this tooth for me? The scale hash marks are 1mm. Thanks for any help.
  15. Hi. I know there are no holotypes for comparison, but I'm quite curious about the big differences between the teeth of Pterosaurs that Kem Kem can present. Some teeth are quite curved, others not so much, some are quite smooth, while others are quite striated ... Positional differences of teeth of the same species (Heterodonty) or different teeth of different species? Any guess?
  16. 4 Moroccan teeth

    Hi all, At the local market yesterday I bought these 4 teeth (in total for a very low price). All 4 are said to come from Morocco, but the seller didn't say the exact location. But I suppose that they are either from Kem Kem or Khouribga. Anyways I would just like your opinion on them (what species, 100% original or slightly reconstructed, anything I could do to "improve" them, etc). Thanks in advance! Best regards, Max Tooth #1: sold as a spinosaur tooth (so I suppose it's from Kem Kem).
  17. Hi guys, Can this be really a Pterosaur tooth from the Solnhofen formation in Germany? I have my doubts because I haven't seen it for sale before and the tooth does not look like other Pterosaur teeth from the Kem Kem formation. I like your opinions!
  18. Good afternoon to all! Continuing with my box of mysterious bones, I would like to know, please, could these bones be Scapula and Sternum of Pterosaur?
  19. Good morning to everyone ! I am suspicious that this humerus bone may have belonged to a pterosaur, but what is confusing me, is that this bone humerus does not seem to fit the profile of an Azhdarchidae. Probably belongs to some other Pterosaur family. Does it really look like a humerus bone of Pterosaur? Any suggestions from another family? Bone Nº 01 Size: 26 mm Origin: Kem Kem (Taouz), Morocco @Troodon @LordTrilobite
  20. Hi everyone, I saw this nice small bone fossil for sale online and the seller has it listed as a possible unidentified Pterosaur fossil. It is from the Kem Kem and is just over 1.5 inches long. It is hollow inside and i just want to hear the possibility of this being a Pterosaur bone. Are there any other groups of animals this fossil could belong to? Birds or theropod dinosaurs? or maybe fish?. I know that Pterosaurs and other animals are poorly understood from that formation so i guess it is near impossible to tell, but maybe it could be narrowed down. Thanks.