|Named By:||Kellner in 1989|
|Time Period:||Aptian-Albian, 112 Ma|
|Location:||Brazil - Santana Formation|
|Size:||3.5 meter wingspan|
|Diet:||Although usually depicted as a piscivore, Tapejara is sometimes considered to be a Frugivore|
|Fossil(s):||Well preserved specimen|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Pterosauria | Pterodactyloidea | Tapejaridae | Tapejarinae ||
Tapejara (from a Tupi word meaning "the old being") is a genus of Brazilian pterosaur from the Cretaceous Period (Santana Formation, dating to about 112 Ma ago). Tapejara crests consisted of a semicircular crest over the snout, and a bony prong which extended back behind the head.