Navajodactylus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Navajodactylus lived during the Late Cretaceous and resided in North America. The first Navajodactylus fossil was discovered in 2011.

Quick facts about Navajodactylus:

  • Existed from Campanian Age to 70.6 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine habitat
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Navajodactylus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • R. M. Sullivan and D. W. Fowler. 2011. Navajodactylus boerei, n. gen., n. sp. (Pterosauria, ? Azhdarchidae) from the Upper Cretaceous Kirtland Formation (upper Campanian) of New Mexico. In R. M. Sullivan, S. G. Lucas and J. A. Spielmann (eds.), Fossil Record 3. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin