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: