Dragons of the Air: An Account of Extinct Flying Reptiles
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Dragons of the Air: An Account of Extinct Flying Reptiles

By H. G. (Harry Govier) Seeley
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  • DRAGONS OF THE AIR
  • DRAGONS OF THE AIR
    • AN ACCOUNT OF EXTINCT FLYING REPTILES
    • H. G. SEELEY, F.R.S.
      • WITH EIGHTY ILLUSTRATIONS
        • NEW YORK: D. APPLETON & CO. LONDON: METHUEN & CO. 1901
      • NEW YORK: D. APPLETON & CO. LONDON: METHUEN & CO. 1901
    • WITH EIGHTY ILLUSTRATIONS
      • NEW YORK: D. APPLETON & CO. LONDON: METHUEN & CO. 1901
    • NEW YORK: D. APPLETON & CO. LONDON: METHUEN & CO. 1901
    • PREFACE
    • CONTENTS
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • DRAGONS OF THE AIR
    • CHAPTER I FLYING REPTILES
    • CHAPTER II HOW A REPTILE IS KNOWN
      • DEFINITION OF REPTILES BY THEIR VITAL ORGANS
        • THE REPTILE SKIN
        • THE REPTILE BRAIN
        • REPTILIAN BREATHING ORGANS
      • THE REPTILE SKIN
      • THE REPTILE BRAIN
      • REPTILIAN BREATHING ORGANS
    • DEFINITION OF REPTILES BY THEIR VITAL ORGANS
      • THE REPTILE SKIN
      • THE REPTILE BRAIN
      • REPTILIAN BREATHING ORGANS
    • THE REPTILE SKIN
    • THE REPTILE BRAIN
    • REPTILIAN BREATHING ORGANS
    • CHAPTER III A REPTILE IS KNOWN BY ITS BONES
      • THE HANG OF THE LOWER JAW
    • THE HANG OF THE LOWER JAW
    • CHAPTER IV ANIMALS WHICH FLY
      • FLYING DRAGONS
        • ORGANS OF FLIGHT
        • FLYING FISHES
        • FLYING FROGS
        • FLYING LIZARDS
        • FLYING BIRDS
        • FLYING MAMMALS
      • ORGANS OF FLIGHT
      • FLYING FISHES
      • FLYING FROGS
      • FLYING LIZARDS
      • FLYING BIRDS
      • FLYING MAMMALS
    • FLYING DRAGONS
      • ORGANS OF FLIGHT
      • FLYING FISHES
      • FLYING FROGS
      • FLYING LIZARDS
      • FLYING BIRDS
      • FLYING MAMMALS
    • ORGANS OF FLIGHT
    • FLYING FISHES
    • FLYING FROGS
    • FLYING LIZARDS
    • FLYING BIRDS
    • FLYING MAMMALS
    • CHAPTER V DISCOVERY OF THE PTERODACTYLE
      • CUVIER
        • GOLDFUSS
        • VON MEYER
        • GEOLOGICAL HISTORY OF PTERODACTYLES IN GERMANY
        • THEIR HISTORY IN ENGLAND
        • ASPECT OF PTERODACTYLES
        • DIMENSIONS OF THE ANIMALS
      • GOLDFUSS
      • VON MEYER
      • GEOLOGICAL HISTORY OF PTERODACTYLES IN GERMANY
      • THEIR HISTORY IN ENGLAND
      • ASPECT OF PTERODACTYLES
      • DIMENSIONS OF THE ANIMALS
    • CUVIER
      • GOLDFUSS
      • VON MEYER
      • GEOLOGICAL HISTORY OF PTERODACTYLES IN GERMANY
      • THEIR HISTORY IN ENGLAND
      • ASPECT OF PTERODACTYLES
      • DIMENSIONS OF THE ANIMALS
    • GOLDFUSS
    • VON MEYER
    • GEOLOGICAL HISTORY OF PTERODACTYLES IN GERMANY
    • THEIR HISTORY IN ENGLAND
    • ASPECT OF PTERODACTYLES
    • DIMENSIONS OF THE ANIMALS
    • CHAPTER VI HOW ANIMALS ARE INTERPRETED BY THEIR BONES
      • VARIATIONS OF BONES AMONG MAMMALIA
        • VARIATION IN SKIN COVERING OF MAMMALS
        • VARIATION IN SKIN COVERING OF BIRDS
        • VARIATION IN THE BONES OF BIRDS
        • VARIATION IN THE BONES OF REPTILES
      • VARIATION IN SKIN COVERING OF MAMMALS
      • VARIATION IN SKIN COVERING OF BIRDS
      • VARIATION IN THE BONES OF BIRDS
      • VARIATION IN THE BONES OF REPTILES
    • VARIATIONS OF BONES AMONG MAMMALIA
      • VARIATION IN SKIN COVERING OF MAMMALS
      • VARIATION IN SKIN COVERING OF BIRDS
      • VARIATION IN THE BONES OF BIRDS
      • VARIATION IN THE BONES OF REPTILES
    • VARIATION IN SKIN COVERING OF MAMMALS
    • VARIATION IN SKIN COVERING OF BIRDS
    • VARIATION IN THE BONES OF BIRDS
    • VARIATION IN THE BONES OF REPTILES
    • CHAPTER VII INTERPRETATION OF PTERODACTYLES BY THEIR SOFT PARTS
      • THE ORGANS WHICH FIX AN ANIMAL'S PLACE IN NATURE
        • PNEUMATIC FORAMINA IN PTERODACTYLES
        • LUNGS AND AIR CELLS
        • THE LUNGS OF REPTILES
        • THE FORM OF THE BRAIN CAVITY
        • THE BRAIN IN SOLENHOFEN PTERODACTYLES
        • IMPORTANCE OF THE BRAIN AND BREATHING ORGANS
        • TEMPERATURE OF THE BLOOD
      • PNEUMATIC FORAMINA IN PTERODACTYLES
      • LUNGS AND AIR CELLS
      • THE LUNGS OF REPTILES
      • THE FORM OF THE BRAIN CAVITY
      • THE BRAIN IN SOLENHOFEN PTERODACTYLES
      • IMPORTANCE OF THE BRAIN AND BREATHING ORGANS
      • TEMPERATURE OF THE BLOOD
    • THE ORGANS WHICH FIX AN ANIMAL'S PLACE IN NATURE
      • PNEUMATIC FORAMINA IN PTERODACTYLES
      • LUNGS AND AIR CELLS
      • THE LUNGS OF REPTILES
      • THE FORM OF THE BRAIN CAVITY
      • THE BRAIN IN SOLENHOFEN PTERODACTYLES
      • IMPORTANCE OF THE BRAIN AND BREATHING ORGANS
      • TEMPERATURE OF THE BLOOD
    • PNEUMATIC FORAMINA IN PTERODACTYLES
    • LUNGS AND AIR CELLS
    • THE LUNGS OF REPTILES
    • THE FORM OF THE BRAIN CAVITY
    • THE BRAIN IN SOLENHOFEN PTERODACTYLES
    • IMPORTANCE OF THE BRAIN AND BREATHING ORGANS
    • TEMPERATURE OF THE BLOOD
    • CHAPTER VIII THE PLAN OF THE SKELETON
      • THE PLAN OF THE HEAD IN ORNITHOSAURS
        • BONES ABOUT THE NOSTRIL
        • BONES ABOUT THE EYES
        • THE TEMPORAL FOSSA
        • BONES ABOUT THE BRAIN
        • BONES OF THE PALATE
        • THE TEETH
        • SUPPOSED HORNY BEAK
        • LOWER JAW
        • SUMMARY OF CHARACTERS OF THE HEAD
      • BONES ABOUT THE NOSTRIL
      • BONES ABOUT THE EYES
      • THE TEMPORAL FOSSA
      • BONES ABOUT THE BRAIN
      • BONES OF THE PALATE
      • THE TEETH
      • SUPPOSED HORNY BEAK
      • LOWER JAW
      • SUMMARY OF CHARACTERS OF THE HEAD
    • THE PLAN OF THE HEAD IN ORNITHOSAURS
      • BONES ABOUT THE NOSTRIL
      • BONES ABOUT THE EYES
      • THE TEMPORAL FOSSA
      • BONES ABOUT THE BRAIN
      • BONES OF THE PALATE
      • THE TEETH
      • SUPPOSED HORNY BEAK
      • LOWER JAW
      • SUMMARY OF CHARACTERS OF THE HEAD
    • BONES ABOUT THE NOSTRIL
    • BONES ABOUT THE EYES
    • THE TEMPORAL FOSSA
    • BONES ABOUT THE BRAIN
    • BONES OF THE PALATE
    • THE TEETH
    • SUPPOSED HORNY BEAK
    • LOWER JAW
    • SUMMARY OF CHARACTERS OF THE HEAD
    • CHAPTER IX THE BACKBONE, OR VERTEBRAL COLUMN
      • THE NECK
        • THE BACK
        • SACRUM
        • THE TAIL
      • THE BACK
      • SACRUM
      • THE TAIL
    • THE NECK
      • THE BACK
      • SACRUM
      • THE TAIL
    • THE BACK
    • SACRUM
    • THE TAIL
    • CHAPTER X THE HIP-GIRDLE AND HIND LIMB
      • THE HIND LIMB
        • THE FEMUR
        • TIBIA AND FIBULA
        • THE FOOT
      • THE FEMUR
      • TIBIA AND FIBULA
      • THE FOOT
    • THE HIND LIMB
      • THE FEMUR
      • TIBIA AND FIBULA
      • THE FOOT
    • THE FEMUR
    • TIBIA AND FIBULA
    • THE FOOT
    • CHAPTER XI SHOULDER-GIRDLE AND FORE LIMB
      • STERNUM
        • THE SHOULDER-GIRDLE
        • THE FORE LIMB
        • HUMERUS OR UPPER ARM BONE
        • ULNA AND RADIUS
        • THE CARPUS
        • METACARPUS
        • THE HAND
        • THE WING FINGER
      • THE SHOULDER-GIRDLE
      • THE FORE LIMB
      • HUMERUS OR UPPER ARM BONE
      • ULNA AND RADIUS
      • THE CARPUS
      • METACARPUS
      • THE HAND
      • THE WING FINGER
    • STERNUM
      • THE SHOULDER-GIRDLE
      • THE FORE LIMB
      • HUMERUS OR UPPER ARM BONE
      • ULNA AND RADIUS
      • THE CARPUS
      • METACARPUS
      • THE HAND
      • THE WING FINGER
    • THE SHOULDER-GIRDLE
    • THE FORE LIMB
    • HUMERUS OR UPPER ARM BONE
    • ULNA AND RADIUS
    • THE CARPUS
    • METACARPUS
    • THE HAND
    • THE WING FINGER
    • CHAPTER XII EVIDENCES OF THE ANIMAL'S HABITS FROM ITS REMAINS
      • COVERING OF THE BODY
    • COVERING OF THE BODY
    • CHAPTER XIII ANCIENT ORNITHOSAURS FROM THE LIAS
    • CHAPTER XIV ORNITHOSAURS FROM THE MIDDLE SECONDARY ROCKS
      • RHAMPHOCEPHALUS
        • OXFORD CLAY
        • LITHOGRAPHIC SLATE
        • THE SHORT-TAILED TYPES
      • OXFORD CLAY
      • LITHOGRAPHIC SLATE
      • THE SHORT-TAILED TYPES
    • RHAMPHOCEPHALUS
      • OXFORD CLAY
      • LITHOGRAPHIC SLATE
      • THE SHORT-TAILED TYPES
    • OXFORD CLAY
    • LITHOGRAPHIC SLATE
    • THE SHORT-TAILED TYPES
    • CHAPTER XV ORNITHOSAURS FROM THE UPPER SECONDARY ROCKS
      • ORNITHODESMUS LATIDENS
        • ORNITHOCHEIRUS
        • ORNITHOSTOMA
      • ORNITHOCHEIRUS
      • ORNITHOSTOMA
    • ORNITHODESMUS LATIDENS
      • ORNITHOCHEIRUS
      • ORNITHOSTOMA
    • ORNITHOCHEIRUS
    • ORNITHOSTOMA
    • CHAPTER XVI CLASSIFICATION OF THE ORNITHOSAURIA
      • THE ORNITHOMORPHA
      • Diagram of the Affinities of the Orders of Animals comprised in the Ornithomorpha.
      • Diagram showing the Relations of the Ornithomorpha to the chief large groups of Terrestrial Vertebrata, and their affinities with each other.
    • THE ORNITHOMORPHA
    • Diagram of the Affinities of the Orders of Animals comprised in the Ornithomorpha.
    • Diagram showing the Relations of the Ornithomorpha to the chief large groups of Terrestrial Vertebrata, and their affinities with each other.
    • CHAPTER XVII FAMILY RELATIONS OF PTERODACTYLES TO ANIMALS WHICH LIVED WITH THEM
    • CHAPTER XVIII HOW PTERODACTYLES MAY HAVE ORIGINATED
    • APPENDIX
    • INDEX
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