Deinodon was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as New Mexico and Montana.

Quick facts about Deinodon:

  • Existed from Messinian Age to 5.333 million years ago
  • Lived in a freshwater habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by live birth
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

All the Deinodon illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Deinodon was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. G. Armstrong-Ziegler. 1978. An aniliid snake and associated vertebrates from the Campanian of New Mexico. Journal of Paleontology 52(2):480-483
  • C. W. Gilmore. 1920. Osteology of the carnivorous Dinosauria in the United States National Museum, with special reference to the genera Antrodemus (Allosaurus) and Ceratosaurus. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 110:1-154
  • C. W. Gilmore. 1916. Contributions to the geology and paleontology of San Juan County, New Mexico. 2. Vertebrate faunas of the Ojo Alamo, Kirtland and Fruitland Formations. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 98-Q:279-302