Some articles on wing bones, wing:
... These first specimens, YPM 1160 and YPM 1161, consisted of partial wing bones, as well as a tooth from the prehistoric fish Xiphactinus, which Marsh mistakenly believed to belong to this new pterosaur (all known ... Marsh also collected more wing bones of the large pterosaur in 1871 ... North American pterosaur Pterodactylus occidentalis, meaning "Western wing finger," in his 1872 description of the new specimen ...
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