Prejanopterus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Prejanopterus lived during the Early Cretaceous and resided in Europe. The first Prejanopterus fossil was discovered in 2010.

Quick facts about Prejanopterus:

  • Existed from 125.45 million years ago to 122.46 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine habitat
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Prejanopterus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • C. F. Vidarte and M. M. Calvo. 2010. Un nuevo pterosaurio (Pterodactyloidea) en el Cretácico Inferior de La Rioja (España). Boletín Geológico y Minero 121(3):311-328