Polyptychodon was a plesiosaur, a type of marine reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it coexisted with many dinosaurs. The first Polyptychodon fossil was discovered in 1841.
Quick facts about Polyptychodon:
- Existed from 56 million years ago to 33.9 million years ago
- Lived in a marine habitat
- Was a carnivore
- Reproduced by live birth
- 73 different specimens have been found by paleontologists
All the Polyptychodon illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore: