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meaning: "from Quetzalcoatl"
Named By: Douglas A. Lawson in 1975
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, Upper Maastrichtian, 68 Ma
Location: U.S.A., Texas, Javelina Formation, Big Bend National Park
Size: Estimated about 10-11 meter wingspan
Diet: unavailable
Fossil(s): Two specimens, one considerably smaller
Classification: | Chordata | Vertebrata | Tetrapoda | Amniota | Reptilia | Diapsida | Archosauria | Avemetatarsalia | Pterosauria | Pterodactyloidia | Azhdarchidae |

Quetzalcoatlus northropi is an azhdarchid pterosaur known from the Late Cretaceous of North America (Maastrichtian stage) and one of the largest known flying animals of all time. It is a member of the family Azhdarchidae, a family of advanced toothless pterosaurs with unusually long, stiffened necks. Its name comes from the Mesoamerican feathered serpent god, Quetzalcoatl.

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