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meaning: "Thick rib lizard"
Named By: Broili in 1927
Time Period: Middle Triassic, Ladinian
Location: Italy - Calcare di Meride Formation and Switzerland - Meride Formation
Size: About 1 meter long
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore
Fossil(s): Few individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Sauropterygia | Nothosauroidea | Pachypleurosauria |

Neusticosaurus (sometimes misspelled Neuticosaurus) ("swimming lizard"), is an extinct genus of marine reptile belonging to the nothosaur order, from Italy, Switzerland and Germany. At 18 cm (8 in) long, it was one of the smallest nothosaurs. Neusticosaurus probably fed on small fish.

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