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Named By: Sidney H. Houghton in 1925
Time Period: Middle-Late Triassic, 247-242 Ma
Location: Australia - Ashfield Shale Formation. South Africa - Burgersdorp Formation
Size: Unavailable
Diet: Piscivore/Carnivore
Fossil(s): Partial skulls and post cranial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Amphibia | Temnospondyli | Stereospondyli | Trematosauridae | Trematosaurinae |

Microposaurus (meaning "small eyed lizard"; from Greek mikros, "small" + opos, "face" or "eye" + sauros, "lizard") is an extinct genus of trematosaurid temnospondyl. Fossils are known from the Cynognathus Assemblage Zone of the Beaufort Group (part of the Karoo Supergroup) in South Africa and the Rouse Hill Siltstone of Australia that date back to the Anisian stage stage of the Middle Triassic. These aquatic creatures were the short snouted lineage from Trematosaurinae.

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