|Named By:||M. Calzavara, G. Muscio & R. Wild in 1980|
|Time Period:||Late Triassic|
|Size:||Roughly about 25 centimetres long|
|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."