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Archaeopteryx lithographica (Solenhofener Specimen)

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀρχαῖος (arkhaîos, ancient) with πτέρυξ (ptérux, wing).

Proper nounEdit

Archaeopteryx f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Archaeopterygidae – known from fossils and widely accepted as the earliest and most primitive known bird.

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