|Named By:||Richard Lydekker in 1893|
|Time Period:||Late Jurassic, 165 Ma|
|Location:||England - Oxford Clay Formation|
|Size:||Uncertain due to lack of remains|
|Fossil(s):||Partial mandible (lower jaw)|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Ornithischia | Thyreophora | Ankylosauria ||
Sarcolestes (meaning "flesh robber") is an extinct genus of ankylosaurian ornithischian dinosaur from the Oxford Clay of England. The current type and only species is S. leedsi, and the holotype is a single partial left mandible. The genus and species were named in 1893 by Richard Lydekker, who thought they belonged to a theropod.