Cryptovolans was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Inner Mongolia (China).

Quick facts about Cryptovolans:

  • Existed from 125 million years ago to 113 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • 9 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Cryptovolans was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • M. A. Norell and Q. Ji. 2002. 'Modern' feathers on a non-avian dinosaur. Nature 416:36-37