Cacibupteryx was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Cacibupteryx lived during the Late Jurassic and resided in Cuba. The first Cacibupteryx fossil was discovered in 2004.

Quick facts about Cacibupteryx:

  • Existed from 161.2 million years ago to 155.7 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Cacibupteryx was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • Z. Gasparini and M. Fernandez. 2004. A new pterosaur from the Jurassic of Cuba. Palaeontology 47:919-927