Campylognathoides was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Campylognathoides lived during the Early Jurassic and resided in Europe. The first Campylognathoides fossil was discovered in 1928.

Quick facts about Campylognathoides:

  • Existed from Pliensbachian Age to 182 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • 12 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Campylognathoides was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • P. Wellnhofer and B.-W. Vahldiek. 1986. Ein Flugsaurier-Rest aus dem Posidonienschiefer (Unter-Toarcium) von Schandelah bei Braunschweig. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 60:329-340
  • K. Padian. 2008. The Early Jurassic pterosaur Dorygnathus banthensis (Theodori, 1830). Special Papers in Palaeontology 80:1-64
  • K. Padian. 2008. The Early Jurassic pterosaur Campylognathoides Strand, 1928. Special Papers in Palaeontology 80:65-107