Description Angustinaripterus was a basal pterosaur, belonging to the Breviquartossa, and discovered at Dashanpu near Zigong in the Szechuan province of China. Angustinaripterus was named in 1983 by He Xinlu. The type species is Angustinaripterus longicephalus. The genus name is derived from Latin angustus, “narrow” and naris, “nostril”, combined with Latinized Greek pteron, “wing”. The […]

Description Amurosaurus is a genus oflambeosaurine hadrosaurid dinosaur found in the latestCretaceous period (66 million years ago) of eastern Asia. Like most lambeosaurs, it would have been a primarily bipedalherbivore with a “duckbill” shaped snout and a hollow crest on top of its head, although such a crest has not been found.Fossil bones of adults […]

Description An alligator is a crocodilian in the genus Alligator of the family Alligatoridae. The two living species are the American alligator (A. mississippiensis) and the Chinese alligator (A. sinensis). In addition, several extinct species of alligator are known from fossil remains. Alligators first appeared during the Paleocene epoch about 37 million years ago. The […]