Aerotitan was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Aerotitan lived during the Late Cretaceous and resided in South America. The first Aerotitan fossil was discovered in 2012.

Quick facts about Aerotitan:

  • Existed from Campanian Age to Maastrichtian Age
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Aerotitan was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • F. E. Novas and M. Kundrat. 2012. A new large pterosaur from the Late Cretaceous of Patagonia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(6):1447-1452