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meaning: "Maleri lizard - After the Maleri Formation where the holotype was discovered"
Named By: Sankar Chatterjee in 1980
Time Period: Late Triassic, 228-215 Ma
Location: India, Andrha Pradesh - Lower Maleri Formation
Size: About 1.2 meters in length
Diet: Insectivore
Fossil(s): Almost complete and articulated skeletons of two individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Sauropsida | Archosauromorpha | Protorosauria |

Malerisaurus is an extinct genus of prolacertiform archosauromorph known from Andhra Pradesh of India and Texas of the USA.

Read more about Malerisaurus at Wikipedia
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