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Dimorphodon and the Reverend George Howman – Notes & References

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Mary Anning, William Buckland and ‘Pterodactylus’’ macronyx
  3. The Reverend G. E. Howman and the Noctivagous Dragon
  4. Dimorphodon and the Reverend George Howman – Discussion
  5. Dimorphodon and the Reverend George Howman – Notes & References

Notes

a. The name Ornithocephalus Soemmerring, 1812 was available, and was the first name to be applied to a pterosaur fossil as part of a binomial. It technically has priority over Pterodactylus Cuvier, 1809 as the latter was erected without a specific epithet.

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