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meaning: "Sloth lizard"
Named By: Robert Broom in 1911
Time Period: Early Jurassic
Location: South Africa
Size: Uncertain due to lack of fossil remains
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Jaw bone and fragmentary limb bones
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Ornithischia | Ornithopoda |

Geranosaurus (meaning "sloth reptile") is a genus of ornithischian dinosaur from the Early Jurassic. It is known only from a jaw bone and limb elements discovered in South Africa. Because of the limited remains, it is considered a nomen dubium. It is classified as an ornithischian based on the jaw, probably a heterodontosaurid.

The type species, Geranosaurus atavus, was described by Robert Broom in 1911. The genus name is derived from Greek geranos, "sloth", a reference to the sloth-like hind-limb. The specific name means "ancestor" in Latin. The limb elements have inventory number SAM 1871.

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