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Title: The palaeoecology and diversity of pterosaurs
Author: Witton, Mark P.
ISNI:       0000 0003 9989 4958
Awarding Body: University of Portsmouth
Current Institution: University of Portsmouth
Date of Award: 2008
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The taxonomy and locomotory methods of pterosaurs have been extensively scrutinised for as long as pterosaurs themselves have been known, but comparatively little research has been conducted into their lifestyles and habits. Pterosaurs have largely been interpreted as Mesozoic equivalents of modem marine birds, principally foraging through flight-based methods of dip- or skim-feeding. Here, several lines of enquiry suggest that pterosaurs were considerably more ;ologically diverse that previously anticipated.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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