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Anarosaurus
Anarosaurus
Physical description
LifespanUnknown
Average SizeEstimated 1 m
Average weightEstimated 8 kilograms
DietCarnivorous; likely fish
Conservational Status
StatusExtinct
IUCN statusFossil
Scientific classification
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSauropterygia
FamilyPachypleurosauridae
GenusAnarosaurus
SpeciesAnarosaurus heterodontus Anarosaurus pumilio

Anarosaurus is a genus of small marine reptiles in the superfamily Nothosauroidea . Its species have been dated to the Anisian stage of the Middle Triassic period. Anarosaurus spp. are among the smallest known marine reptiles, estimated at 1 metre in length or slightly smaller.

Two species of Anarosaurus are known, Anarosaurus heterodontus and Anarosaurus pumilio.

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