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meaning: "Ostafrika lizard - derived from Deutsch-Ostafrika which is the former name for what was once known as 'German East Africa'"
Named By: Eric Buffetaut in 2012
Time Period: Late Jurassic, 148-145.5 Ma
Location: Tanzania - Tendaguru Formation, Upper Dinosaur Member
Size: Unknown due to lack of fossil remains. Holotype tooth is 49 millimetres long
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore
Fossil(s): Isolated teeth
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Megalosauridae | Spinosauridae | Baryonychinae |
Also known as: | Ceratosaurus stechowi |

Ostafrikasaurus is a genus of spinosaurid theropod dinosaurs known from the Jurassic of Tendaguru, southeastern Tanzania. It contains a single species, Ostafrikasaurus crassiserratus.

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