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Author Paul, Gregory S., author.

Title The Princeton field guide to pterosaurs / Gregory S. Paul.

Publication Info. Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2022]


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Description 184 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm.
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Series Princeton field guides
Princeton field guides.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-180) and index.
Summary "Featuring descriptions of 115 pterosaur species, over 5 dozen skeletal drawings and two dozen color life studies by renowned researcher and illustrator Gregory Paul, The Princeton Field Guide to Pterosaurs in the most up to date and comprehensive coverage of the great Mesozoic group that dominated the skies for 160 million years of the Mesozoic"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Introduction -- History of discovery and research -- What is a pterosaur? -- Dating pterosaur -- Evolution of pterosaurs and their world -- Extinction -- After the age of pterosaurs -- Biology -- Behaviour -- Growth -- Energetics -- Gigantism -- Mesozioc oxygen -- Pterosaur safari -- If pterosaurs survived -- Pterosaur conservation, keeping, and consumption -- Where pterosaur are found -- Pterosaur count -- Using the group and species descriptions -- Group and species accounts -- Pterosaurs -- Rhamphorhynchoids -- Pterodactyloids.
Subject Pterosauria -- Identification.
Reptiles, Fossil -- Identification.
Paleontology -- Mesozoic.
Reptiles, Fossil. (OCoLC)fst01095064
Paleontology. (OCoLC)fst01051513
Mesozoic Geologic Period. (OCoLC)fst01353691
Pterosauria. (OCoLC)fst01081919
Chronological Term From 65 to 230 million years ago
Genre/Form Field guides. (OCoLC)fst01940354
Field guides.
ISBN 9780691180175 (hardcover)
0691180172 (hardcover)
9780691232218 (ebook)

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