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Pterosaur Skeleton, Solnhofen Limestone, Germany

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This Rhamphorhynchus aff. gemmingi (pterosaur) fossil

specimen was discovered in a small, privately operated

quarry about 700 meters south of the village of

Mühlheim, Altmühltal region, Bavaria, Germany. The

longest measurement of the specimen is 56 cm and the

matrix measures approximately 96 x 67.5 cm.

It was found in the summer of 2008 in the

“Mornsheimer Schichten,” Hybonotum zone, Malm zeta

3 (Upper Jurassic, Tithonian), by Roland Pöschl, who is

the owner of the quarry and also the only person

excavating this site.