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meaning: "Hauff lizard - Named after the Hauff Museum"
Named By: F. R. O'Keefe in 2001
Time Period: Early Jurassic, 182.7-180.7 Ma
Location: England - Whitby Mudstone Formation. Germany - Posidonia Shale Formation
Size: Depends upon species. H. zanoni about 3.4 meters long, H. tomistomimus comfirmed to reach at least 4.83 meters long
Diet: Piscivore
Fossil(s): Several individuals, some almost complete
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Sauropterygia | Plesioasuria | Pliosauria |
Also known as: | Macroplata longirostris | Plesiosaurus longirostris | Rhomaleosaurus longirostris |

Hauffiosaurus is an extinct genus of Early Jurassic (early Toarcian stage) pliosaurid plesiosaur known from Holzmaden of Germany and from Yorkshire of the United Kingdom. It was first named by Frank Robin O'Keefe in 2001 and the type species is Hauffiosaurus zanoni. In 2011, two additional species were assigned to this genus: H. longirostris and H. tomistomimus.

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