pterosaur

Dimorphodon

Dimorphodon was a species of pterosaur that lived during the early Jurassic Period about 195-190 million years ago. It measured over three feet long from its nose to the end of its long tail (which may or may not have… Read More ›

Harpactognathus

This is Harpactognathus, a rhamphorhynchid pterosaur from the Morrison Formation of the late Jurassic Period. It was one of the largest, if not THE largest, pterosaurs that called the Morrison Formation home. Although it is only known from fragmentary remains,… Read More ›

Dermodactylus

Pterosaurs were prehistoric winged reptiles distantly related to the dinosaurs – they were NOT actually flying dinosaurs, despite what some people might tell you. Pterosaurs are broadly categorized into two biological groups called “sub-orders”: the pterodactyloids (this is where the… Read More ›