Geology and Mineralogy considered with reference to Natural Theology/Plate 22
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Plate 22. V. I. p. 171.
A. Restoration of the Skeleton of Pterodactylus crassirostris. (Goldfuss.)
B. Fore foot of a Lizard. (Cuvier.)
C. Restoration of the right fore foot, or right hand of Pterodactylus crassirostris. (Goldfuss.)
D. The right fore foot, or hand of P. longirostris. (Cuvier and Soemmering.)
E. The Fore foot of P. macronyx. (Buckland, Geol. Trans. Lond. 2d. Ser. Vol. 3. Pl. 27.)
F. The hind foot of a Lizard. (Cuvier, Oss. Foss. Vol. V. Pt. II. PI. XVII.)
G. Right foot of P. crassirostris, as conjecturally restored by Dr. Goldfuss. No authority for this seems to be afforded by the fossil specimen N.</noinclude>by Dr. Goldfuss. No authority for this seems to be afforded by the fossil specimen N.</noinclude>
H. Right foot P. longirostris. (Cuvier.)
I. Foot of P. macronyx. (Buckland.)
K. Hind foot of a Bat.
L. Skeleton of Draco volans. (Cams. Comp. Anat. P. 370.) showing the elongated bones, or false ribs, which support the membranous expansion of its Parachute.
M. Skeleton of a Bat. (Cheselden.)
N. Skeleton of P. crassirostris, in the Museum at Bonn, in Solenhofen slate. (Goldfuss.)
O. Skeleton of P. brevirostris, from near Aichstadt, in the same slate. (Goldfuss.)
P. Imaginary restoration of Pterodactyles, with a contemporary Libellula, and Cycadites.