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Aleksandr Grigorevich Sharov (А.Г. Шаров) is a Russian palaeoentomologist, paleontologist and expert on Pterosauria. He worked during the 1960s and 1970s on the Karatau rocks and discovered many of the fossils, of which some have been named after him, as in the case of the Karatausuchus sharovi (a crocodile). He also discovered and described the specimen Sordes pilosus in 1971, and uncovered the controversial, early reptile, Longisquama.

Publications Edit

  • Sharov, A. G. 1966 Unique finds of reptiles from Mesozoic of Central Asia. Byull. Mosc. Obshch. Ispyit. Prirod., Otd. Geol.
  • Sharov, A. G. 1970 Unusual reptile from the Lower Triassic of Fergana. Pal. Zh.
  • Sharov, A. G. 1971 Novyiye lyetayushchiye reptili iz myezozoya Kazakhstana i Kirgizii. New flying reptiles from the Mesozoic of Kazakhstan and Kirghizia. Trudy paleont. Inst. Moscow. Russian text with end plates.

External links Edit

Mantell's Iguanodon restoration

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