Cuspicephalus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Cuspicephalus lived during the Late Jurassic and resided in Europe. The first Cuspicephalus fossil was discovered in 2013.

Quick facts about Cuspicephalus:

  • Existed from 155.7 million years ago to 150.8 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Cuspicephalus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • D. M. Martill and S. Etches. 2013. A new monofenestratan pterosaur from the Kimmeridge Clay Formation (Kimmeridgian, Upper Jurassic) of Dorset, England. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 58(2):285-294