Doratodon

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Doratodon
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous
Grunbach Formation representative fauna.jpg
Mandible of D. carcharidens (A)
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Doratodon

Buscalioni et al, 2005
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D. carcharidens
Binomial name
Doratodon carcharidens

Doratodon is an extinct genus of Late Cretaceous crocodylomorph that was once believed to be a dinosaur.

Species[edit]

Two species of Doratodon are known to science: D. carcharidens from Austria, the type species; and D. ibericus from Spain.

References[edit]

  • Company, J., Suberbiola, X.P., Ruiz-Omeñaca, J.I. & Buscalioni, A.D. (2005). A new species of Doratodon (Crocodyliformes: Ziphosuchia) from the Late Cretaceous of Spain. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(2): 343–353

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