Peteinosaurus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Peteinosaurus lived during the Late Triassic and resided in Europe. The first Peteinosaurus fossil was discovered in 1978.

Quick facts about Peteinosaurus:

  • Existed from 215.56 million years ago to 212 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine habitat
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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Peteinosaurus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • R. Zambelli. 1973. Eudimorphodon ranzii gen. nov., sp. nov., uno pterosauro Triassico. Rendiconti Scienze di Instituto Lombardo, B 107:27-32