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meaning: "lizard tooth"
Named By: Hays in 1829
Time Period: Cretaceous
Location: Italy. USA, Alabama - Mooreville Chalk Formation, North Carolina - Tar Heel Formation, Tennessee - Ripley Formation
Size: Large individuals up to 2.5 meters long
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore
Fossil(s): Many individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Actinopterygii | Osteoglossomorpha | Ichthyodectiformes | Ichthyodectidae |

Saurodon ("Lizard Tooth") is an extinct genus of Ichthyodectid fish from the Cretaceous.

Saurodon leanus is known to occur as early as the late Coniacian through the Santonian, in the Late Cretaceous. It was a large, predatory fish, with a length of more than 2.5 m.

Read more about Saurodon at Wikipedia
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