sauro-, saur-, -saurus, -saurid, -saur,
-sauria, -saurian +
(Greek: lizard, reptile, serpent; used especially with reference to "dinosaurs")
A comb lizard from Late Triassic Europe. Named by Oskar Kuhn in 1964.
A comb lizard from Late Triassic Europe. Its name results from the tall, erect spines along its back; originally misclassified as a Triassic fin-backed Pelycosaur. Named by Oskar Kuhn in 1964 (or Friedrich von Huene in 1914?).
The "type species lizard" which was named by Zijin Zhao in 1986.
The "damala lizard" a genus of herbivorous dinosaur from the Early Jurassic. It was named by Zijin Zhao in 1986.
This nomenclature (Danube River lizard) is no longer recognized by scientists because they found that it described an animal that was previously given another name which is Struthiosaurus. Named by Emanuel Bunzel in 1871.
A frightful lizard from Late Cretaceous Alberta, Canada. Named by Dale Alan Russell in 1970.
A Datou lizard from Middle Jurassic Datou, a village in Sichuan Province, China. The name means, chieftain (big head) lizard. Named by Chinese paleontologists Zhiming Dong and Tang Zhilu in 1984.
A “river-delta lizard” that was an early amphibian, but not a dinosaur. It was named by Cosgriff in 1965. Fossils were found in Australia.
Another artistic version of how a dinosaur may have appeared.
A Denver lizard from the Late Cretaceous period. A reference to the Denver Museum of Natural History, where the specimen was kept, before being identified as a distinct taxon. Named by U. S. paleontologist and dinosaur artist Robert T. Bakker in 1988.
Means second sauropod foot from Early Jurassic period and is known only from fossilized footprints that were found near Lesotho, South Africa.
A Central Yunnan lizard from Early Jurassic China. Named for the Dianzhong Basin, central Yunnan Province, China. Named by Chinese paleontologist Yang Zhong-jian (also known as: Chung Chien Young) in 1982.
A bifurcated (two-forked) (vertebrae) lizard from the Late Jurassic period. Partial fossils were found in East Africa. Named by Verner Janensch in 1914.
A two-ridged (double crested) lizard from Early Jurassic Arizona and China. Named by U. S. paleontologist Samuel Paul Welles in 1970.
This nomenclature (terrible lizard) is no longer recognized by scientists because they found that it described an animal that was previously given another name which is Plateosaurus. Named by J. Pidancet and S. Chopard in 1962.
Porto Dinheiro lizard from Late Jurassic Portugal. Named for Porto Dinheiro, west-central Portugal in 1999. Named by José Bonaparte and Octavio Mateus in 1999.