Sinopterus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Sinopterus lived during the Early Cretaceous and resided in Asia.

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

Sinopterus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. Lü and Q. Ji. 2005. New azhdarchid pterosaur from the Early Cretaceous of western Liaoning. Acta Geologica Sinica 79(3):301-307
  • X. Wang and Z. Zhou. 2002. A new pterosaur (Pterodactyloidea, Tapejaridae) from the Early Cretaceous Jiufotang Formation of western Liaoning, China and its implications for biostratigraphy. Chinese Science Bulletin 47(20):1521-1527