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

Quick facts about Eopteranodon:

  • Existed from Barremian Age to 122.46 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Eopteranodon was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. Lü and B. Zhang. 2005. New pterodactyloid pterosaur from the Yixian Formation of Western Liaoning. Geological Review 51(4):458-462