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meaning: "Finger lizard"
Named By: Georg Gurich in 1884
Time Period: Lower and Middle Triassic (Olenekian to Anisian)
Location: Europe
Size: Around 20 centimetres long
Diet: Piscivore
Fossil(s): Partial post cranial remains of the anterior (forward portion) skeleton
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Sauropterygia | Nothosauroidea | Pachypleurosauria | Pachypleurosauridae |
Also known as: | Dactylosaurus schroederi |

Dactylosaurus is a genus of nothosaur in the family Pachypleurosauridae. Along with Anarosaurus, Dactylosaurus was one of the earliest known pachypleurosaurs to come from Europe.

Read more about Dactylosaurus at Wikipedia
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