Volgadraco was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Volgadraco lived during the Late Cretaceous and resided in Asia. The first Volgadraco fossil was discovered in 2008.

Quick facts about Volgadraco:

  • Existed from 83.5 million years ago to Maastrichtian Age
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Volgadraco was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • A. O. Averianov and M. S. Arkhangelsky. 2008. A new Late Cretaceous azhdarchid (Pterosauria, Azhdarchidae) from the Volga region. Paleontological Journal 42(6):634-642
  • A. O. Averianov. 2007. New records of azhdarchids (Pterosauria, Azhdarchidae) from the Late Cretaceous of Russia, Kazakhstan, and Central Asia. Paleontological Journal 41(2):189-197