Cearadactylus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Cearadactylus lived during the Early Cretaceous and resided in South America. The first Cearadactylus fossil was discovered in 1985.

Quick facts about Cearadactylus:

  • Existed from Albian Age to 109 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Cearadactylus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • L. I. Price. 1971. A presença de Pterosauria no Cretáceo Inferior da Chapada do Araripe, Brasil. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 43:451-461