Archaeopteryx Lithographica

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“Archaeornithes is at present represented by but one member, the first undoubted fossil Bird, made known in 1861 by Andreas Wagner form the Jurassic slate formation of Solenhofen in Bavaria, and now preserved in a British Museum. This he described under the name of Griphosaurus; but as Hermann von Meyer had already bestowed the title of Archaeopteryx Lithographica upon a bird, presumably identical, a feather of which had been obtained from the above system.” A. H. Evans, 1900 This sample was obtained from the Limestone in Berlin


TIFF (full resolution)

1937×2400, 2.4 MiB

Large GIF

826×1024, 375.0 KiB

Medium GIF

516×640, 161.9 KiB

Small GIF

258×320, 37.4 KiB