Archaeopteryx was a carnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Europe. Its fossils have been found in places such as Free State of Bavaria (Germany), Valencian Community (Spain) and Baden-Württemberg (Germany).

All these Archaeopteryx pictures were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Archaeopteryx was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • O. C. Marsh. 1884. The Berlin Archaeopteryx. The American Journal of Science and Arts, series 3 28:465
  • J. H. Ostrom. 1972. Description of the Archaeopteryx specimen in the Teyler Museum, Haarlem. Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen – Amsterdam, Proceedings Series B 75(4):289-305
  • H. v. Meyer. 1857. Beiträge zur näheren Kenntniss fossiler Reptilien [Contributions to the closer knowledge of fossil reptiles]. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Geologie und Petrefakten-Kunde 1857:532-543