Brasileodactylus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Brasileodactylus lived during the Early Cretaceous and resided in South America. The first Brasileodactylus fossil was discovered in 1984.

Quick facts about Brasileodactylus:

  • Existed from 112.03 million years ago to 109 million years ago
  • Lived in a plateau
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

All the Brasileodactylus illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Brasileodactylus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • L. I. Price. 1971. A presença de Pterosauria no Cretáceo Inferior da Chapada do Araripe, Brasil. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 43:451-461