Dawndraco was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Dawndraco lived during the Late Cretaceous and resided in North America. The first Dawndraco fossil was discovered in 2010.

Quick facts about Dawndraco:

  • Existed from 89.3 million years ago to Campanian Age
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Dawndraco was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • A. W. A. Kellner. 2010. Comments on the Pteranodontidae (Pterosauria, Pterodactyloidea) with a description of two new species. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 82(4):1063-1084