Caulkicephalus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Caulkicephalus lived during the Early Cretaceous and resided in Europe. The first Caulkicephalus fossil was discovered in 2005.

Quick facts about Caulkicephalus:

  • Existed from Barremian Age to 125 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • 2 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Caulkicephalus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • L. Steel and D. M. Martill. 2005. A new pterodactyloid pterosaur from the Wessex Formation (Lower Cretaceous) of the Isle of Wight, England. Cretaceous Research 26:686-698
  • S. C. Sweetman and D. M. Martill. 2010. Pterosaurs of the Wessex Formation (Earl Cretaceous, Barremian) of the Isle of Wight, southern England: a review with new data. Journal of Iberian Geology 36(2):225-242