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Temporal range: Late Santonian
Kourisodon puntledgensis.jpg
Restored skull
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Subclass: Diapsida
Order: Squamata
Family: Mosasauridae
Genus: Kourisodon
Nicholls and Meckert, 2002

K. puntledgensis Nicholls and Meckert, 2002 (type)

Restored skeleton

Kourisodon is an extinct genus of mosasaur. Fossils have been found from Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada, dating back to the late Santonian stage of the Late Cretaceous.[1]


  1. ^ Nicholls, E. L. and Meckert, D. (2002). Marine reptiles from the Nanaimo Group (Upper Cretaceous) of Vancouver Island. Canadian Journal of Earth Science 39(11):1591-1603.


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