Anurognathus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Anurognathus lived during the Late Jurassic and resided in Europe. The first Anurognathus fossil was discovered in 1923.

Quick facts about Anurognathus:

  • Existed from 150.8 million years ago to 145 million years ago
  • Lived in a limestone
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Anurognathus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • D. Fuchs and H. Keupp. 2003. New records of soft parts of Muensterella scutellaris Muenster, 1842 (Coeloidea) from the Late Jurassic plattenkalks or Eichstãtt and their significance for octobrachian relationships. Berliner Paläobio. Abh. 3:101-111