Dolichorhynchops was a plesiosaur, a type of marine reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it coexisted with many dinosaurs. The first Dolichorhynchops fossil was discovered in 1903.

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

Dolichorhynchops was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • J. A. Lillegraven and M. C. McKenna. 1986. Fossil mammals from the "Mesaverde" Formation (Late Cretaceous, Judithian) of the Bighorn and Wind River basins, Wyoming, with definitions of Late Cretaceous North American Land-Mammal "Ages". American Museum Novitates 2840:1-68
  • G. F. Sternberg and M. V. Walker. 1957. Report on a plesiosaur skeleton from western Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 60:86-87
  • D. A. Adams. 1997. Trinacromerum bonneri, new species, last and fastest pliosaur of the Western Interior Seaway. Texas Journal of Science 49(3):179-198