|Named By:||GorjanovicinKramberger in 1892|
|Time Period:||100 Ma Late Cretaceous|
|Location:||Croatia and Lebanon|
|Size:||1 meter long|
|Fossil(s):||At least 2 individuals|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Squamata | Anguimorpha | Pythonomorpha ||
Pontosaurus is a now extinct genus of pythonomorph from the Late Cretaceous period. It was originally named Hydrosaurus, but that name was preoccupied by an agamid lizard, so it was renamed.