Bavarisaurus

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Bavarisaurus
Temporal range: Late Jurassic
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Bavarisauridae
Genus: Bavarisaurus
Species: B. macrodactylus
Binomial name
Bavarisaurus macrodactylus
Hoffstetter 1953

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.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nopcsa, Baron F. (1903). "Neues ueber Compsognathus". Neues Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie, Geologie und Palaeontologie (Stuttgart). 16: 476–494. 

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