Bavarisaurus

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Bavarisaurus
Temporal range: Late Jurassic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Squamata
Family: Bavarisauridae
Genus: Bavarisaurus

Bavarisaurus ('Bavarian lizard') is an extinct genus of basal lizard found in the Solnhofen limestone near Bavaria, Germany. It is best known from a fossil skeleton found in the stomach region of a Compsognathus, a small theropod dinosaur. Media related to Bavarisaurus at Wikimedia Commons