The Pterosaur Database aims to:
- provide an on line bibliography of pterosaur material.
- display selected articles and papers on line.
- provide an on line list of specimens available for examination in museum collections
within the United Kingdom. (This is being extended to world wide museums)
- give guidance in the identification of specimens. (under development)
- provide E-mail and written support to researchers and students.
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A new transitional pterosaur species has been published this year. Allkaruen koi
has provided braincase information about a pterosaur that is
transitional between the Rhamphorhynchoid and Pterodactyloid pterosaurs.