Arambourgiania was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Arambourgiania lived during the Late Cretaceous and resided in Asia. The first Arambourgiania fossil was discovered in 1987.

Quick facts about Arambourgiania:

  • Existed from 72.1 million years ago to 66 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine habitat
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Arambourgiania was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • C. Arambourg. 1959. Titanopteryx philadelphiae nov. gen., nov. sp. Ptérosaurien géant [Titanopteryx philadelphiae nov. gen., nov. sp. Giant pterosaurian]. Contributions à la Stratigraphie et à la Paléontologie du Crétacé et du Nummulitique de la Marge NW de la Péninsule Arabique. Notes et Mémoires du Moyen Orient 7:229-234