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meaning: "Big forelimbed lizard"
Named By: M. Calzavara, G. Muscio & R. Wild in 1980
Time Period: Late Triassic
Location: Italy
Size: Roughly about 25 centimetres long
Diet: Inectivore
Fossil(s): Two species recognised, most of the skeleton is known
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Protorosauria | Drepanosauridae |

Megalancosaurus is a genus of extinct reptile from the Late Triassic period of Northern Italy, and one of the best known drepanosaurids. The type species is M. preonensis; a translation of the animal's scientific name would be "long armed reptile from the Preone Valley."

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