- "Peteinosaurus. She is a flying reptile and has evolved extra-long fingers to support her delicate wing membranes."
Peteinosaurus ("Winged Lizard") is a genus of basal pterosaur which lived during the Late Triassic period in what is now North America and southern Europe (220-208 MYA)
Peteinosaurus lived during the Late Triassic period, 220-208 million years ago, making it the first pterosaur ever to evolve. By the time they took to the skies, flying reptiles were becoming new masters of the skies.
A small, primitive member of the Pterosaur family, Peteinosaurus were flying reptiles that evolved extra-long fingers to support their delicate wing membranes. A jaw full of needle-sharp teeth make short of their insect prey. Petienosaurus evolved strong, lightweight bones for flight and, like the dinosaurs, they were fast and deadly.
A small species of Pterosaur, Peteinosaurus often lived by the beach sides and also up in tress close to rivers. The also scavenged off of dead and dying larger animals but only hunted insects, like dragonflies. When they risk a cooling bath in water, the constantly check for danger.