Gallodactylus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. The first Gallodactylus fossil was discovered in 1974.

Quick facts about Gallodactylus:

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

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

Gallodactylus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • A. Bidar and L. Demay. 1972. Compsognathus corallestris, nouvelle espèce de dinosaurien théropode du Portlandien de Canjuers (sud-est de la France). Annales du Musée d'Histoire Naturelle de Nice 1(1):1-34