110 million years ago, early Cretaceous
Like other pterosaurs, its wings were made of a skin membrane supported mostly by a single enormous finger. For the Queensland Pterosaur, a broken finger could spell disaster.
Pterosaurs have no close living relatives.
Part of a fossilised jaw, a shoulder girdle and a backbone of the Queensland Pterosaur was discovered in 1979 near the Hamilton River in western Queensland.
Did you know?
The Queensland Pterosaur is one of the best-known Australian pterosaurs. However, a pterosaur from Western Australia was much bigger, with a wingspan of 7m.