41 - Dimorphodon

Dimorphodon Dossier


Dimorphodon Equesica is another of the island's Jekyll-and-Hyde creatures. It is normally passive, sometimes even friendly. When provoked, it becomes very aggressive, even against larger creatures it has no business fighting... often to its own fatal end. Dimorphodon can make short work of smaller opponents, however, due to its large (but lightweight) skull and teeth.

Barely a meter tall, Dimorphodon should be low on the food chain, but its incredible speed and surprisingly strong bite makes it fairly dangerous, especially en masse as they tend to attack in groups.

A flock of angry or hungry Dimorphodon can take down prey several times their size, so survivors should take care not to hunt near where a flock is gathered.


Dimorphodon is one of the creatures on the island that is easily domesticated for companionship. But its use in combat is also quite clear: it will hunt in large groups to seek out enemy dino riders directly, harassing them to no end -- regardless of the might of the mount upon they may be astride!

— The Dossier

The Dimorphodon is a small carnivorous pterosaur about the size of a Dilophosaurus found on the Ark. It is tamable but not rideable.

It's main function according to the dossier is attacking in swarms, targeting the riders of dinos rather than the dinos themselves.

Being small and not rideable, the Dimorphodon is extremely easy to tame - although it's torpor goes down remarkably quickly. Nicknames for the Dimorphodon are "Flying Dilos", "Dimorph", and "Dimo".

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