Tropeognathus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. The first Tropeognathus fossil was discovered in 1987.

Quick facts about Tropeognathus:

  • Existed from Albian Age to 109 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine habitat
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Tropeognathus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • L. I. Price. 1971. A presença de Pterosauria no Cretáceo Inferior da Chapada do Araripe, Brasil. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 43:451-461