sauro-, saur-, -saurus, -saurid, -saur,
-sauria, -saurian +
(Greek: lizard, reptile, serpent; used especially with reference to "dinosaurs")
A [Texas] Tech [University] lizard from Late Triassic Texas. Its name is a reference to Texas Tech University, Lubbok, Texas, which sponsored the dig. Named by Indian paleontologist Sankar Chatterjee in 1984.
A stretched-tail lizard from Late Jurassic Europe. Named by Franz Baron Nopcsa in 1928 emended in 1929.
A completed lizard from Early Jurassic Europe.
A “marsh (swamp) lizard” from Late Cretaceous Hungary, the Pyrenees, and southern France.
This creature was formerly known as Hecatasaurus and Limnosaurus. It was described by a Hungarian named, Franz Baron Nopcsa in 1903.
A late Ichthyosaur, an extinct marine reptile, not a dinosaur. From Late Jurassic Europe (Germany and England).
Tenchin lizard from Jurassic Tenchin Gomba, Szechuan, China.
A sinew (tendon) lizard from Early Cretaceous Montana, Oklahoma, Texas, and Arizona (USA). Named by U. S. paleontologists John H. Ostrom and Grant E. Meyer in 1970.
A monster lizard from Late Triassic Age and most were found in West European rocks.
A "monster lizard" from Late Triassic Europe (Germany). Named by naturalist Christian Erich Hermann von Meyer in 1961. It is not considered a dinosaur. When it was first discovered by British anatomist Sir Richard Owen in 1841, it was thought to be a dinosaur. It was named for the large powerful teeth in part of an upper jaw.
A end lizard from Late Triassic Europe. Named by T. Plieninger in 1844.
This nomenclature (square (head) lizard) is no longer recognized by scientists because they found that it described an animal that was previously given another name which is Lambeosaurus. Named by William Arthur Parks in 1931.
A marine lizard from Late Cretaceous North America. Its name comes from Greek thalassios, belonging to the sea. Named by U. S. paleontologist Samuel Paul Welles in 1943.
A sea-living lizard from Late Cretaceous North America. Named by U. S. paleontologist Samuel Paul Welles in 1943.
Thaumatosaurus (s) (noun)
A "wonder lizard" from Early Jurassic Europe. Named by naturalist Christian Erich Hermann von Meyer in 1841.
A socket-toothed lizard from Late Triassic west-central England (near Bristol), and maybe South Africa and northeast Australia. This creature was formerly known as Hortalotarsus. Named by S. H. Riley and Samuel Stutchbury in 1836.