archosaur archosaur

Definition(s):

  • (n) extinct reptiles including: dinosaurs; plesiosaurs; pterosaurs; ichthyosaurs; thecodonts

Usage(s):

  • The 220 million-year-old fossil, called Longisquama, is thought to an archosaur, which is the type of reptile that later gave rise to dinosaurs.

News

  • Beloved UTA professor and scientist taught students thrill of discovery

    ARLINGTON -- Some people look at the Archosaur site - a 2,000-acre tract of land in far North Arlington - and see nothing more than a muddy pit in the middle of a field, but friends say Dr. Derek Main saw an adventure. "The thrill of the discovery, the ability to be able to promote knowledge -- I think that's kind of what got him up in the morning," said Nathan Van Vranken, a volunteer and ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth

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