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meaning: "Terrible headed lizard"
Named By: Li in 2003
Time Period: Anisian, 244 Ma
Location: China, Guizhou Province
Size: 3 meters long
Diet: unavailable
Fossil(s): Initially a skull, A second specimen included much of the post cranial skeleton
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Diapsida | Archosauromorpha | Prolacertiformes | Tanystropheidae |

Dinocephalosaurus (meaning "terrible-headed reptile") is a genus of long necked, aquatic protorosaur that inhabited the Triassic seas of China. Specimens belonging to the genus were discovered near Xinmin in Guizhou Province, China in 2002.

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