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meaning: "smooth teeth"
Named By: Louis Agassiz in 1846
Time Period: Late Cretaceous
Location: Worldwide with fossil remains discovered in Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America
Size: Liodon mosasauroides about 12 meter long, Liodon sectorius smaller at about 8 meters long
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore
Fossil(s): Numerous individuals, usually by skulls, jaws and teeth
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Squamata | Mosasauridae | Mosasaurinae |

Liodon is a genus of mosasaur from the Late Cretaceous. Remains assigned to this genus have been found in Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America, and New Zealand. It was first named by Richard Owen as Leiodon, but that name was already in use for a fish, necessitating the name change.

Read more about Liodon at Wikipedia
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