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: