(Named after Nikolai Nikolaevich Bogolubov).
Named By: Lev Nesov & Alexander Yarkov - 1989.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Pterosauria, Pterodactyloidea, Azhdarchidae.
Species: B. orientalis (type).
Size: 4.3 meter wingspan.
Known locations: Russia, Saratov Oblast - Rybushka Formation.
Time period: Campanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Initially described from a single partial cervical vertebra. Further material has since been referred to it including a radius.
Bogolubovia did not come into existence until seventy-five years after the holotype was discovered in 1914 by Nikolai Nikolaevich Bogolubov. Initially the remains were attributed to Ornithostoma as O. orientalis, and later reclassified as a species of Pteranodon. Now the original description can be compared with greater understanding of pterosaurs in general, Bogolubovia is thought to represent an azhdarchid pterosaur.