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meaning: "Ancient Saniwa"
Named By: Charles Whitney Gilmore in 1928
Time Period: Late Cretaceous 75-70 Ma
Location: Canada, Alberta. USA, Montana & North Dakota
Size: Around 1.5 to 1.8 meters long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Remains of many individuals, though often just teeth and vertebrae, two partial skeletons are known
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Squamata | Varanoidea | Varanidae |

Palaeosaniwa canadensis is an extinct species of carnivorous lizard from the late Cretaceous of North America. The name, given by Charles Whitney Gilmore in 1928, means "ancient Saniwa from Canada".

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