The First Record of A Pterosaur from the Early Cretaceous Strata of Öösh
Although dinosaur fossils are common in the Early Cretaceous strata of Öösh, remains of other vertebrates are rare. Here we describe the first pterosaur fossil known from this locality. The specimen consists of a single vertebra that exhibits sufficient morphology to identify it as a nonazhdarchid tapejaroid pterosaur. Remains of such animals have been found in similarly aged rocks (some with accompanying similar faunas) throughout central Asia.
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American Museum Novitates, no. 3472, 6 p.
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Andres, Brian and Norell, Mark A., "The First Record of A Pterosaur from the Early Cretaceous Strata of Öösh" (2005). School of Geosciences Faculty and Staff Publications. 833.