Named By: Hoffstetter - 1953.
Synonyms: Homeosaurus macrodactylus.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Squamata, Bavarisauridae.
Species: B. macrodactylus (type).
Diet: Uncertain but possibly an insectivore.
Size: 30 centimetres long.
Known locations: Germany, Bavaria.
Time period: Tithnonian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Almost complete specimen.
Bavarisaurus was a genus of small lizard known to be active in Germany. It was first found in the remains of the dinosaur Compsognathus, something that helped to reveal the eating habits and prey of this dinosaur.