Terminonatator was a plesiosaur, a type of marine reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it coexisted with many dinosaurs. Terminonatator lived during the Late Cretaceous. The first Terminonatator fossil was discovered in 2003.

Quick facts about Terminonatator:

  • Existed from Campanian Age to 70.6 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine environment
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by live birth
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

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

Terminonatator was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • T. Sato. 2003. Terminonatator ponteixensis, a new elasmosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Upper Cretaceous of Saskatchewan. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23(1):89-103