Vectidraco was a pterosaur, a type of flying reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it lived during the same period. Vectidraco lived during the Early Cretaceous and resided in Europe. The first Vectidraco fossil was discovered in 2013.

Quick facts about Vectidraco:

  • Existed from 130 million years ago to 122.46 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a piscivore
  • Could fly
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Vectidraco was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • S. C. B. Howse and A. R. Milner. 2001. Pterosaurs. In D. M. Martill, D. Naish (eds.), Dinosaurs from the Isle of Wight, The Palaeontological Association, London