Aralazhdarcho was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Aralazhdarcho lived during the Late Cretaceous and resided in Asia. The first Aralazhdarcho fossil was discovered in 2007.

Quick facts about Aralazhdarcho:

  • Existed from 86.3 million years ago to Maastrichtian Age
  • Lived in a marine habitat
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Aralazhdarcho was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • A. K. Rozhdestvensky. 1964. Novye dannye o mestonakhozhdeniyakh dinozavrov na territorii Kazakhstana i Srednei Azii [New data on occurrences of dinosaurs in Kazakhstan and Central Asia]. Tashkentskii Gosudarstvennyi Universitet, Nauchnye Trudy: Geologiya [Tashkent State University, Scientific Publications: Geology] 234:227-241