Domeykodactylus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Domeykodactylus lived during the Early Cretaceous and resided in South America. The first Domeykodactylus fossil was discovered in 2000.

Quick facts about Domeykodactylus:

  • Existed from 145 million years ago to 100.5 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Domeykodactylus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • G. Chong Diaz and Z. B. d. Gasparini. 1976. Los vertebrados mesozoicos de Chile y su aporte geo-paleontologico [The Mesozoic vertebrates of Chile and their geo-paleontological importance]. Actas del Sexto Congreso Geologico Argentino, Bahia Blanca, 21-27 September 1975