|Named By:||Y. inN. lee in 1996|
|Time Period:||Early Cretaceous, 100 Ma|
|Location:||USA, Texas, Tarrant County - Paw Paw Formation|
|Size:||Uncertain due to lack of remains, but comparison estimates suggest upto 4.5 meters long for the total body length|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Ornithischia | Thyreophora | Ankylosauria | Nodosauridae ||
Pawpawsaurus, meaning "Pawpaw Lizard", is a nodosaurid ankylosaur from the Cretaceous (late Albian) of Tarrant County, Texas, discovered in May 1992. The only species yet assigned to this taxon, Pawpawsaurus campbelli, is based on a complete skull (lacking mandibles) from the marine Paw Paw Formation (Wachita Group).