Nesodactylus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Nesodactylus lived during the Late Jurassic and resided in Cuba. The first Nesodactylus fossil was discovered in 1969.

Quick facts about Nesodactylus:

  • Existed from 161.2 million years ago to 155.7 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine habitat
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Nesodactylus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • E. H. Colbert. 1969. A Jurassic pterosaur from Cuba. American Museum Novitates 2370:1-26