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

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

Yixianopterus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • F. Zhang and Z. Zhou. 2004. Leg feathers in an Early Cretaceous bird. Nature 431:925