Kepodactylus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Kepodactylus lived during the Late Jurassic and resided in North America. The first Kepodactylus fossil was discovered in 1996.

Quick facts about Kepodactylus:

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

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

Kepodactylus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. D. Harris and K. Carpenter. 1996. A large pterodactyloid from the Morrison Formation (Late Jurassic) of Garden Park, Colorado. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatshefte 1996(8):473-484