Hornung, Jahn Jochen. 2020. Comments on “Ornithocheirus hilsensis” Koken, 1883 – one of the earliest dinosaur discoveries in Germany. – PalArch’s Journal of Vertebrate Palaeontology 17(1) (2020), 1-12. ISSN 1567-2158. 12 pages + 2 figures.

Based on a detailed morphological comparison of the original figures, the lost holotype of “Ornithocheirus hilsensis” is identified as the distal part of the proximal pedal phalanx from digit I of a large-sized theropod. The distinctness in the morphology of the distal epiphysis of this element from that present in the manus and in pedal […]