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Pterosaur (Pterodactyl)

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Pterodactylus refers to a specific species of pterosaur. However, people often use the word "pterodactyl" interchangeably with "pterosaur" when they talk about flying reptiles. When discussing flying reptiles in general, the correct word is pterosaur, while Pterodactylus refers to a specific type of pterosaur.


Pterosaur comes from the Greek words "pteros" and "sauros". The former means "wing" and the latter means "lizard," so pterosaur means "winged lizard."




the largest pterosaur which lived at the same time as the dinosaurs was called a Quetzalcoatlus.


Quetzalcoatlus was not actually a dinosaur; it was a flying reptile, or pterosaur. It is the largest known pterosaur, with a wingspan of up to 36 feet.


No. Some people will generically call pterosaurs pterodactyl, but it is incorrect to do so. Pterodactyl was just one kind of pterosaur.


The smallest known pterosaur, Nemicolopterus, may have had a wingspan of only 10 inches. The largest known pterosaur, Quetzalcoatlus, had a 33 foot wingspan and may have weighed as much as 550 pounds. In metric, that is 10 meters and 250 kg, respectively.


Rhamphorhynchus was a pterosaur, not a dinosaur.


The largest pterosaur on the Earth that lived with the dinosaurs is the Quetzalcoactus. It was named after a god. Quetzalcoactus was as large as a small plane! Wow!


There are 135 or more known genera of pterosaur, and each genus has at least one species. Different species were different sizes. Pterodactylus, a relatively small pterosaur, had an adult wingspan of about 5 feet. Quetzalcoatlus, the largest known pterosaur, had a wingspan of 33 to 36 feet.


There are at least 135 known genera of pterosaur, and each genus has at least one species. The size of a pterosaur would depend on what species it belonged to. For example, the relatively small Pterodactylus had a wingspan of about 5 feet, while the huge Quetzalcoatlus had a wingspan of 33 to 36 feet.


Pterosaur comes from the Greek words "pteros" and "sauros." "Pteros" means winged, and "sauros" means lizard, so "pterosaur" means "winged lizard."


The large prehistoric avian (pterosaur) is a pterodactyl.


PTERODACTYL - a type of flying dinosaur (pterosaur)


Pterosaurs lived on every continent.


Neither. Pterodactyl was a pterosaur, not a dinosaur.


The flying dinosaur, a pterosaur, is spelled pterodactyl.


The type of "flying dinosaur" or pterosaur is a pterodactyl.


The flying prehistoric lizard (pterosaur) is the pterodactyl.


http://discovermagazine.com/2005/dec/largest-pterosaurs says that foot prints of an 18m wingspan pterosaur was found, but Hatzegopteryx is the largest one known from bone fossils.


Pterosaur comes from the Greek words "pteros" and "sauros". The former means "wing" and the latter means "lizard," so pterosaur means "winged lizard."


The most famous pterosaur known from fossils found in Texas was the Quetzalcoatlus. Quetzalcoatlus is the largest well known pterosaur, with a wingspan estimated to have been between 33 and 36 feet. Weight estimates are very difficult, as there are no modern animals with a body plan similar to that of the Quetzalcoatlus, but they range from from 150 to 550 pounds.


The Pterosaur may have "dive bombed" to the Earth and would crash. But that is just a maybe.most likely die as it wouldn't have been able to hunt properly


Dinosaurs cannot fly but a flying reptile is the pterosaur.



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