Named By: Renan A. M. Bantim, Antônio A. F. Saraiva, Gustavo R. Oliveira & Juliana M. Sayão - 2014.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Pterosauria, Pterodactyloidea, Ornithocheirae, Anhangueridae.
Species: M. kellneri (type).
Size: Wingspan estimated to be about 6 meters long.
Known locations: Brazil.
Time period: Aptian/Albian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Skull and partial post cranial skeletal remains.
Maaradactylus is a genus of anhangeurid pterosaur that lived in Brazil during the early Cretaceous. Maaradactylus is known to have had thirty-five pairs of teeth in the upper jaw as well as a crest rising up from the front of the upper jaw. Being a member of the Anhangueridae, Maaradactylus would have been related to genera such as Anhanguera and Liaoningopterus.
- A new toothed pterosaur (Pterodactyloidea: Anhangueridae) from the Early Cretaceous Romualdo Formation, NE Brazil. - Zootaxa 3869 (3): 201–223. - Renan A. M. Bantim, Antônio A. F. Saraiva, Gustavo R. Oliveira & Juliana M. Sayão - 2014.