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meaning: "Sickle claw"
Named By: Pinna in 1979
Time Period: Late Triassic
Location: Italy
Size: Roughly about 45 centimetres
Diet: Insectivore
Fossil(s): Single individual lacking the skull
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Protorosauria | Drepanosauridae |

Drepanosaurus (Dre-pan-o-sore-us) is a genus of arboreal (tree-dwelling) reptile that lived during the Triassic Period. Drepanosaurus is a genus of Drepanosauridae, a group of diapsid reptiles known for their prehensile tails. Only one adult Drepanosaurus specimen and two immature specimens have ever been found and all lacked a head and neck. Drepanosaurus was probably an insectivore, and lived in a coastal environment in what is now modern day Italy, as well as in a streamside environment in the midwestern United States.

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