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First occurrence of the pterosaur Coloborhynchus (Pterosauria, Ornithocheiridae) from the Wessex Formation (Lower Cretaceous) of the Isle of Wight, England

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A new specimen comprising a fragmentary pterosaur rostrum can be referred to the ornithocheirid genus Coloborhynchus sp. on account of its anteriorly directed anterior-most teeth located on an upturned palatal surface. The new specimen from the Early Cretaceous Wessex Formation, Wealden Group of the Isle of Wight, southern England is the first record of this taxon from the Barremian and the Isle of Wight.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)377-380
JournalProceedings of the Geologists' Association
Issue number3
Early online date28 Apr 2015
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2015


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