New Mexican Pterosaur Tracks?

Figure 1. I'd like to see 4 toes if this is indeed a pterosaur track. Here three toes points toward a theropod.

Figure 1. I’d like to see 4 toes if this is indeed a pterosaur track. Here three toes suggest a theropod.

Recent announcement of 110 million-year-old pterosaur tracks by Raul Frank Gio Argáez, researcher at the Institute of Marine Sciences and Limnolog , National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM ) made the news here.

Unfortunately all pterosaur tracks that I am aware of have four toes.

Here (Fig. 1) the fourth toe appears to be missing, suggesting a misidentification. Looks more like a theropod track. If anyone can see the fourth toe, please let me know.

1 thought on “New Mexican Pterosaur Tracks?

  1. It’s a typical theropod footprint as I can see on this small photograph. I presume they put this image in the article by mistake. It happens.

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