Apatomerus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Apatomerus lived during the Lower Cretaceous and resided in North America. The first Apatomerus fossil was discovered in 1903.

Quick facts about Apatomerus:

  • Existed from 113 million years ago to 100.5 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Apatomerus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • S. W. Williston. 1902. Notes on some new or little-known extinct reptiles. Kansas University Science Bulletin 1(9):247-254