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Temporal range: Late Cretaceous
Grunbach Formation representative fauna.jpg
Mandible of D. carcharidens (A)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Subclass: Diapsida
Infraclass: Archosauromorpha
Order: Mesoeucrocodylia
Suborder: Notosuchia

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


The type species is D. carcharidens from the Late Cretaceous of Austria, whilst the second known species is D. ibericus from the Late Cretaceous of Spain.


  • 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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