Pterodactylus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Pterodactylus lived during the Late Jurassic and resided in Africa and Europe.

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Pterodactylus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • C. Brauckmann. 1978. Beitrag zur Flora der Grube Guimarota (Ober-Jura; Mittel-Portugal). Geologica et Palaeontologica 12:213-222
  • P. Wellnhofer. 1975. Die Rhamphorhynchoidea (Pterosauria) der Oberjura-Plattenkalke S├╝ddeutschlands, Teil II, Systematische Beschreibung. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 148:132-186
  • E. Fraas. 1908. Ostafrikanische Dinosaurier (East African dinosaurs). Mitteilungen aus dem K├Âniglichen Naturalien-Kabinett zu Stuttgart 55(61):105-144