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meaning: "Paw paw lizard - after the Paw Paw Formation"
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
Diet: Herbivore
Fossil(s): Skull
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).

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