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meaning: "Piveteau's lizard - after the French palaeontologist Jean Piveteau"
Named By: P. Taquet & S. P. Welles in 1977
Time Period: Middle Jurassic, 164 Ma
Location: France, Lower Normandy - Marnes de Dives Formation
Size: Uncertain due to lack of remains, though comparisons to other theropod fossils indicates that it was at least a large theropod, possibly around the nine meter mark
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Braincase
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Saurischia | Theropoda | Megalosauridae | Afrovenatorinae |
Also known as: | Eustreptospondylus divesensis | Proceratosaurus divesensis |

Piveteausaurus (meaning "Jean Piveteau's lizard") is a genus of theropod dinosaur known from a partial skull discovered in the Middle Jurassic Marnes de Dives formation of Calvados, in northern France.

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