Guidraco was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Guidraco lived during the Early Cretaceous and resided in Asia. The first Guidraco fossil was discovered in 2012.

Quick facts about Guidraco:

  • Existed from Aptian Age to 113 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Guidraco was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • X. Wang and A. W. A. Kellner. 2012. New toothed reptile from Asia: close similarities between early Cretaceous pterosaur faunas from China and Brazil. Naturwissenschaften 99:249-257