What is the significance of archeopteryx in the study of organic evolution?

Study of Archaeopteryx's fossil helps toknow about Evoltionary Relationships.It is the link b/w reptiles & birds.It adds to the understanding that birds have evolved from reptiles.


It is a fossil of an organism that provides a connecting link between birds and reptiles. As it has the wings like birds and tail and teeth like a reptile.By this we come to know that present organisms hve evolved frm the primitive ones

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The fossil of archaeopteryx shows both reptilian and bird characters. They had beak with teeth and heavier jaws. Forelimbs were modified in to wings but had claws on it. Body was both feathery and scaly.