Nyctosauridae (Nicholson & Lydekker 1889)


Nyctosaurus is a large pterosaur from the Upper Cretaceous.  They were contemporary with the Pteranodons. The postcranial skeletons are consistently similar, differences between Nyctosaurid species being associated with skullstructure.

Nyctosaurus - Night lizard
Muzquizopteryx - Múzquiz wing




Nyctosaurus gracilis
Nyctosaurus nanus
Nyctosaurus lamegoi
Nyctosaurus bonneri
Nyctosaurus sp.

Muzquizopteryx coahuilensis