Scaphognathus was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Scaphognathus lived during the Late Jurassic and resided in Europe. The first Scaphognathus fossil was discovered in 1861.

Quick facts about Scaphognathus:

  • Existed from 167.7 million years ago to 145 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • 3 different specimens have been found by paleontologists

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