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Named By: E. L. Nicholls & D. Meckert in 2002
Time Period: Late Santonian - Late Maastrichtian
Location: Canada, British Columbia - Pender Formation. Japan, Kagawa Prefecture - Hiketa Formation, Osaka - Mutsuo Formation
Size: Roughly about 1.5 meters long
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore
Fossil(s): Partial remains of several individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Squamata | Mosasauridae |

Kourisodon ("razor tooth") is an extinct genus of mosasaur. Fossils have been found from Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada, as well as from the Izumi Group of Japan. These finds date back to the late Santonian stage and the late Campanian to the late Maastrichtian, respectively, of the Late Cretaceous. Kourisodon was originally described as a member of the "Leiodontini", more recently as a "Clidastine".

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