Name: Acteosaurus ‭(‬Actaeon lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: Ak-tee-o-sore-us.
Named By: Christian Erich Hermann von Meyer‭ ‬-‭ ‬1860.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia, Scleroglossa.
Species: A.‭ ‬tommasinii‭ (‬type‭)‬,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬crassicostatus‭ (‬possibly a synonym to A.‭ ‬tommasinii‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Slovenia.
Time period: Cenomanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       A little known creature,‭ ‬Acteosaurus has been speculated to be a marine reptile,‭ ‬similar to the mosasauroids.‭ ‬Acteosaurus was named after Actaeon,‭ ‬a hunter in Greek Mythology.

Further reading
- On the Subdivisions of the Inferior Oolite in the South of England, compared with the Equivalent Beds of that Formation on the Yorkshire Coast. - Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society. 16: 1–48 [35, 31]. - T. Wright - 1860.
- Redescription of Acteosaurus tommasinii von Meyer, 1860, and a discussion of evolutionary trends within the clade Ophidiomorpha. - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 30: 94–108. - Alessandro Palci & Michael Caldwell - 2010.


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