Xiaotingia was a carnivore. It lived in the Jurassic period and inhabited Asia. Its fossils have been found in places such as Hebei (China).

Quick facts about Xiaotingia:

  • Existed from Bathonian Age to 150.8 million years ago
  • Lived in a terrestrial habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by laying eggs
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Xiaotingia was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • 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