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Article: Wyleyia: a new bird humerus from the Lower Cretaceous of England

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 16
Part: 4
Publication Date: November 1973
Page(s): 721 728
Author(s): C. J. O. Harrison and C. A. Walker
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HARRISON, C. J. O., WALKER, C. A. 1973. Wyleyia: a new bird humerus from the Lower Cretaceous of England. Palaeontology16, 4, 721–728.

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An imperfect humerus found in the Weald Clay (Lower Cretaceous) of Henfield, Sussex, represents the earliest British bird known, Wyleyia valdensis gen. et sp. nov. It is compared with other reptile and bird humeri from the Jurassic and Cretaceous.
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