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meaning: "Tech lizard - after Texas Tech"
Named By: Sankar Chatterjee in 1984
Time Period: Late Triassic, 210 Ma
Location: USA, Texas - Bull Canyon Formation
Size: Unknown due to lack of identifiable remains
Diet: Unknown
Fossil(s): Premaxilla and lower jaw fragment
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Archosauromorpha | Dinosauriformes |

Technosaurus (meaning "(Tech lizard" - after Texas Tech University) is an extinct genus of Late Triassic silesaurid dinosauriform, from the Late Triassic Bull Canyon Formation (Dockum Group) of Texas, United States.

For about 20 years after its description, it was thought to be a basal ornithischian dinosaur, but better remains of other Triassic archosaurs have cast doubt on this interpretation. As named, it was a chimera of different animals.

Read more about Technosaurus at Wikipedia
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