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meaning: "cat lizard"
Named By: Richard Owen in 1881
Time Period: Late Permian
Location: South Africa, Karoo Basin
Size: Total body length 70 centimetres long, skull 13 centimetres long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Remains of several individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Therapsida | Theriodontia | Gorgonopsia |
Also known as: | Aelurosauroides | Galerhinus |

Aelurosaurus ("cat lizard", from Ancient Greek ailouros "cat" and sauros "lizard") is an extinct genus of gorgonopsian therapsid from the Late Permian of South Africa. It was first named by Owen in 1881, and contains four species, A. felinus, A. polyodon, A. whaitsi, and A. wilmanae.

It had a very small size, reaching only 0.70 m (2.3 ft) in length with a 13 cm skull.

Read more about Aelurosaurus at Wikipedia
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