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meaning: "Long snouted lizard"
Named By: Richard Owen in 1851
Time Period: Upper Cretaceous
Location: England
Size: Around 1.5 meters long
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore
Fossil(s): Partial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Squamata | Scleroglossa | Dolichosauridae |

Dolichosaurus (meaning "long lizard") is an extinct genus of marine squamate of the Upper Cretaceous Cenomanian chalk deposits of England. Sister-group relationships between coniasaurs, dolichosaurs, Aigialosauridae and Mosasauridae are an unresolved polytomy. The paleobiology of Dolichosaurus is reconstructed as similar to coniasaurs, nothosaurs, and modern sea snakes.

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