Normannognathus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Normannognathus lived during the Late Jurassic and resided in Europe. The first Normannognathus fossil was discovered in 1998.

Quick facts about Normannognathus:

  • Existed from 155.7 million years ago to 150.8 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Normannognathus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • E. Buffetaut and J.-J. Lepage. 1998. A new pterodactyloid pterosaur from the Kimmeridgian of the Cap de la Hève (Normandy, France). Geological Magazine 135:719-722