Archive for February 5th, 2019

WFS News: Detection of lost calamus challenges identity of isolated Archaeopteryx feather

@WFS,World Fossil Society, Riffin T Sajeev,Russel T Sajeev Abstract Thomas G. Kaye,  Michael Pittman,  Gerald Mayr,  Daniela Schwarz &  Xing Xu  Scientific Reports volume 9, Article number: 1182 (2019) In 1862, a fossil feather from the Solnhofen quarries was described as the holotype of the iconic Archaeopteryx lithographica. The isolated feather’s identification has been problematic, and the fossil was considered either a […]