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meaning: "Shark toothed dragon"
Named By: Stephen L. Brusatte et al. in 2009
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 92 Ma
Location: China, Inner Mongolia - Ulansuhai Formation
Size: Estimated between 5 and 6 meters long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Fragmentary skull fragments an axis vertebra and six caudal vertebra
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Carcharodontosauridae |

Shaochilong (meaning "shark toothed dragon") is a genus of carcharodontosaurid dinosaur from the mid Cretaceous (Turonian stage) Ulansuhai Formation of China (about 92 million years ago). The type species, S. maortuensis, was originally named Chilantaisaurus maortuensis, but was re-described and reclassified in 2009.

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