Fossil Pterosaur Prime Locations

There are very few sites in the world where fossil pterosaurs can be found in good condition.  Many fossils are small bones or parts of bones.  On a few sites, the conditions for preservation are so good that whole fossil skeletons can be found.

A - Zorzino Limestone, near Bergamo, Lombardy, Northern Italy.

B - Lithographic Limestone, near Eichstadt, Bavaria, Germany.

C - Qaratai Mountains, near Kzyl Orda, Kazakhstan.

D - Jehol Biota, near Chengteh, Liaouning, China.

E - Niobara Chalk, near Fort Hays, Kansas, USA.

F - Araripe Plateaux, near Crato, Ceara, Brazil.