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Dimorphodon macronyx

Photo: AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

This midsize Jurassic pterosaur with a blunt, bulky head. Large openings helped keep the skull light for its size. _Dimorphodon_was discovered in 1828 by Mary Annining, an English fossil collector who supported her family by finding and selling fossils near her seaside home.

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  • Title: Dimorphodon macronyx
  • Creator: Photo: AMNH

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