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Question 1:
What is the genus authority of Archaeopteryx?
Ettl, 1960
Hu00FCbner, 1819
Meyer, 1861

Question 2:
What phylum does Archaeopteryx belong to?

Question 3: Currently located at the Bürgermeister-Müller-Museum in Solnhofen, it was originally classified as ________ by an amateur collector.

Question 4: In particular, Ostrom found that Archaeopteryx was remarkably similar to the theropod family ________.

Question 5:
What period does the fossils of the Archaeopteryx come from?
Jurassic or Cretaceous
M Jurassic
Late Jurassic,
Middle Jurassic

Question 6:
What family does Archaeopteryx belong to?

Question 7: [31] The closest modern analogue for the Solnhofn conditions is said to be Orca Basin in the northern ________, though that is much deeper than the Solnhofn lagoons.
Caribbean SeaGulf of MexicoMediterranean SeaAtlantic Ocean

Question 8: Archaeopteryx was a primitive bird that lived during the Tithonian stage of the ________ Period, around 150–145 million years ago.
JurassicDinosaurCretaceousGeologic time scale

Question 9: He exchanged this precious ________ for a cow, with Johann Dörr.
Geologic time scaleFossilGeologyPaleontology

Question 10: [49] In addition, descriptions of Archaeopteryx fossils as ________ before their true nature was realized were also suppressed.


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