PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday March 19, 2013. The youngster, who is now nine, stumbled across the fossil at Atherfield beach on the Isle of Wight in 2009 and took it to local dinosaur expert Martin Simpson. Along with his colleagues from the University of Southampton, Mr Simpson confirmed that the fossil came from a new species. Vertidraco means "dragon from the Isle of Wight" while the rest of the title is named after the young fossil-hunter. See PA story

Undated handout photo issued by Visit Isle of Wight of Daisy Morris, who aged five discovered a species of prehistoric flying reptile dating from 115 million years ago and is to now have the species named after her as Vectidraco daisymorrisae. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday March 19, 2013. The youngster, who is now nine, stumbled across the fossil at Atherfield beach on the Isle of Wight in 2009 and took it to local dinosaur expert Martin Simpson. Along with his colleagues from the University of Southampton, Mr Simpson confirmed that the fossil came from a new species. Vertidraco means “dragon from the Isle of Wight” while the rest of the title is named after the young fossil-hunter. See PA story SCIENCE Pterosaur. Photo credit should read: Visit Isle of Wight/PA Wire

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