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

All these Scaphognathus pictures were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Scaphognathus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • D. Fuchs and H. Keupp. 2003. New records of soft parts of Muensterella scutellaris Muenster, 1842 (Coeloidea) from the Late Jurassic plattenkalks or Eichstãtt and their significance for octobrachian relationships. Berliner Paläobio. Abh. 3:101-111
  • X. Wang and A. W. A. Kellner. 2009. An unusual long-tailed pterosaur with elongated neck from western Liaoning of China. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 81(4):793-812
  • S. C. Bennett. 2014. A new speicmen of the pterosaur Scaphognathus crassirostris, with comments on constraint of cervical vertebrae number in pterosaurs. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Abhandlungen 271(3):327-348