Angustinaripterus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Angustinaripterus lived during the Middle Jurassic and resided in Asia. The first Angustinaripterus fossil was discovered in 1983.

Quick facts about Angustinaripterus:

  • Existed from 163.5 million years ago to 157.3 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Angustinaripterus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • X. He and D. Yan. 1983. A new pterosaur from the Middle Jurassic of Dashanpu, Zigong, Sichuan. Journal of the Chengdu College of Geology 1:27-33