Europejara was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Europejara lived during the Early Cretaceous and resided in Europe. The first Europejara fossil was discovered in 2012.

Quick facts about Europejara:

  • Existed from Hauterivian Age to 125.45 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine habitat
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Europejara was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. L. Sanz and S. Wenz. 1988. An Early Cretaceous faunal and floral continental assemblage: Las Hoyas fossil site (Cuenca, Spain). Géobios 21(5):611-635