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meaning: "Wrinkled tooth"
Named By: Ebenezer Emmons in 1856
Time Period: Late Triassic
Location: Germany, Mexico, Switzerland, USA - Arizona, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Texas
Size: Between 3 and 8 meters long depending upon species and attributed fossil material
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Multiple specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Archosauria | Phytosauria | Phytosauridae |
Also known as: | Palaeonornis | Machaeroprosopus |

Rutiodon ("Wrinkle tooth") is an extinct genus of archosaur belonging to the family Phytosauridae. It lived during the Late Triassic period, and was about 3 to 8 meters in length. Rutiodon is known from the eastern United States (North Carolina, New York, New Jersey).

Read more about Rutiodon at Wikipedia
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