Ludodactylus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Ludodactylus lived during the Early Cretaceous and resided in South America. The first Ludodactylus fossil was discovered in 2003.

Quick facts about Ludodactylus:

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

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

Ludodactylus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • B. A. R. Mohr and H. Eklund. 2003. Araripia florifera, a magnoliid angiosperm from the Lower Cretaceous Crato Formation (Brazil). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 126:279-292