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Archaeopteryx lithographica

Dinosaur: Archaeopteryx lithographica

Type: Theropod

Length*: 53 cm 1.7 ft
Weight*: 0.42 kg 1 lb
*The largest known specimen

ESR: 4 / 4 (estimated size reliability)


Material: At least over a dozen individuals.
References: Mayr, Gerald; Pohl, Burkhard; Hartman, Scott; Peters, D. Stefan (2007). "The tenth skeletal specimen of Archaeopteryx". Rauhut, O.W.M., Foth, C, Tischlinger. H. (2018). “The oldest Archaeopteryx (Theropoda: Avialiae): a new specimen from the Kimmeridgian/Tithonian boundary of Schamhaupten, Bavaria”. Kaye, T.G., Pittman, M. & Wahl, W.R. (2020). Archaeopteryx feather sheaths reveal sequential center-out flight-related molting strategy.


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