Eudimorphodon was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Eudimorphodon lived during the Late Triassic and resided in Europe. The first Eudimorphodon fossil was discovered in 1973.

Quick facts about Eudimorphodon:

  • Existed from 215.56 million years ago to Rhaetian Age
  • Lived in a marine habitat
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • 13 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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

Eudimorphodon was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • F. A. Jenkins, Jr. and N. H. Shubin. 1994. Late Triassic continental vertebrates and depositional environments of the Fleming Fjord Formation, Jameson Land, East Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Geoscience 32:1-25
  • D. Sigogneau-Russell. 1983. Nouveaux taxons de mammifères rhétiens [New taxa of Rhaetian mammals]. Second Symposium on Mesozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems, Jadwisin 1981. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 28(1-2):233-249
  • G. Pinna and S. Nosotti. 1989. Anatomia, morfologia funzionale e paleoecologia del rettile placodonte Psephoderma alpiunum Meyer, 1858. Memorie della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale de Milano 25(2):1-50