Pterodaustro was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Pterodaustro lived during the Early Cretaceous and resided in South America. The first Pterodaustro fossil was discovered in 1970.

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

Pterodaustro was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • M. Fox. 1997. Working with the Fossils of San Luis, Argentina. In: Fifty-seventh annual meeting, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Abstracts of papers. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 17(3, Suppl.):47A.
  • J. F. Bonaparte and T. M. Sánchez. 1975. Restos de un pterosaurio, Puntanipterus globosus de la Formación La Cruz, Provincia de San Luis, Argentina [Remains of a pterosaur, Puntanipterus globosus from the La Cruz Formation, San Luis Province, Argentina]. Actas del Primer Congreso Argentino de Paleontologia y Bioestratigrafia, Tucumán 2:105-113