Ikrandraco was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Ikrandraco lived during the Early Cretaceous and resided in Asia. The first Ikrandraco fossil was discovered in 2014.

Quick facts about Ikrandraco:

  • Existed from Aptian Age to 113 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Ikrandraco was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • D. Hu and L. Li. 2011. A new enantiornithine bird from the Lower Cretaceous of western Liaoning, China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31(1):154-161
  • 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