Wenupteryx was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Wenupteryx lived during the 6|Late Jurassic]] and resided in South America. The first Wenupteryx fossil was discovered in 2013.

Quick facts about Wenupteryx:

  • Existed from Tithonian Age to 145 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine habitat
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Wenupteryx was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • Z. Gasparini and H. Leanza. 1987. Un pterosaurio de las calizas litográficas tithonianas del área de Los Catutos, Neuquén, Argentina. Ameghiniana 24:141-143