*SPECIAL NOTE* - Dollosaurus has now been regarded to be a synonym to Prognathodon. This page remains online for archive purposes.


Name: Dollosaurus ‭(‬Dollo’s lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: Dol-lo-sore-us.
Named By: Yakovlev‭ ‬-‭ ‬1991.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Squamata,‭ ‬Mosasauridae.
Species: D.‭ ‬lutugini‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Piscivore/Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Russia.‭ ‬Spain.‭ ‬Sweden.
Time period: Campanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Skulls and partial post cranial fossils of several individuals.

       Dollosaurus is a genus of mosasaur that swam and hunted in the seas of Europe during the Campanian stage of the Late Cretaceous.‭ ‬Dollosaurus was named after Louis Dollo,‭ ‬a Belgian palaeontologist who is remembered for his work studying mosasaurs.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Dental and vertebral morphology of the enigmatic mosasaur Dollosaurus‭ (‬Reptilia,‭ ‬mosasaur‭) ‬from the lower Campanian‭ (‬Upper Cretaceous‭) ‬of southern Sweden.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmakr‭ ‬52:‭ ‬17-25.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Lindgren‭ ‬-‭ ‬2005.


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