Preondactylus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Preondactylus lived during the Late Triassic and resided in Europe. The first Preondactylus fossil was discovered in 1983.

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

Preondactylus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • F. M. Dalla Vecchia. 1991. Note sulla stratigrafia, sedimentologia e paleontologia della Dolomia di Forni (Triassico Superiore) nella Valle del Rio Seazza (Preone, Friuli-Venezia Giulia) [Note on the stratigraphy, sedimentology, and paleontology of the Dolomia di Forni (Upper Triassic) of the Rio Seazza Valley (Preone, Friuli-Venezia Giulia)]. Gortania - Atti del Museo Friulano di Storia Naturale 12(90):7-30
  • R. Wild. 1984. A new pterosaur (Reptilia, Pterosauria) from the Upper Triassic (Norian) of Fruili, Italy. Gortania - Atti del Museo Friulano di Storia Naturale 5:45-62