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Pterosaurs presentation, page 5

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Page titel: Rhamphorhynchoidea

Subtitle: Rhamphorhynchus longicaudus

The text:

found in limestone of Solnhofen (Germany). The wing skin reach a hip. He was covered by fibre. Rhamphorhynchus has long sharp teeth, agled forward.He was flying over an water surface and snap a fish. A long tail used to keep a balance. 5 species.

Wingspan: 1m
Time: late Jurassic period (161 My- 145 MY ago)
Diet: fish
Found sites: Europe, Africa

Text under images (from left to right, top to buttom)
flap of skin at the tail end
Wings similar to bat.
Teeth open to catch up
5.3.1965 Airmail from Warsaw to New Britain (USA)
Stamps depicting Edaphosuarus, Cryptocleidus and Rhamphorhynchus longicaudus

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