Nyctosaurus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Nyctosaurus lived during the Late Cretaceous and resided in North America and South America.

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Nyctosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • H. W. Miller. 1971. A skull of Pteranodon (Longicepia) longiceps Marsh associated with wing and body bones. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 74(1):20-33
  • C. J. Maury. 1930. O Cretaceo da Parahyba do Norte. Servi├žo Geologico E Mineralogico do Brasil Monographia 8:1-305
  • E. D. Cope. 1872. On two new ornithosaurians from Kansas. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 12:420-422