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Named By: Kramberger in 1892
Time Period: Late Cretaceous
Location: Croatia
Size: Around 1.1 meters long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Several specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Squamata | Varanoidea | Aigialosauridae |
Also known as: | Opetiosaurus |

Aigialosaurus is an extinct genus of mosasauroid within the family Aigialosauridae. Its fossils have been found in Europe. It contains two species, Aigialosaurus dalmaticus and Aigialosaurus bucchichi. According to recent molecular and morphological data, Aigialosaurus is the oldest known member of the lineage leading to large Cretaceous marine reptiles called mosasaurs, a group most closely related to snakes among living squamates.

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