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Description Azhdarchid wing shape. A, reconstructed planform of Quetzalcoatlus (wing shape derived from the ‘dark wing’ Rhamphorhynchus); B, planform of the dynamically soaring wandering albatross (Diomedea exulans); C, planform of the statically soaring Andean condor (Vultur gryphus). Images not to the same scale.
Date 28 May 2008
Source Witton MP, Naish D (2008) A Reappraisal of Azhdarchid Pterosaur Functional Morphology and Paleoecology. PLoS ONE 3(5): e2271. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0002271
Author Mark Witton and Darren Naish
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