Pteranodon vs. Pterosaur: What's the Difference?
Pteranodon and Pterosaur Definitions
Any of several large pterosaurs of the genus Pteranodon of the Cretaceous Period, having a long crested head, a scooplike beak, no teeth, and a wingspan of over 8 meters (26 feet).
Any of various extinct flying reptiles of the group Pterosauria, including the pterodactyls, of the Mesozoic Era, characterized by wings consisting of a membrane of skin extending from the side of the body to the very long fourth digit of the forelimb.
A member of Pteranodon, a genus of large pterosaurs, the males of which had a bony crest on the back of the head.
Any of several flying reptiles, of the extinct order †Pterosauria, including the pterodactyls.
A genus of American Cretaceous pterodactyls destitute of teeth. Several species are known, some of which had an expanse of wings of twenty feet or more.
Extinct flying reptile of the Jurassic and Cretaceous having a birdlike beak and membranous wings supported by the very long fourth digit of each forelimb