Named By: L. P. Tatarinov - 2002.
Classification: Chordata, Synapsida, Therapsida, Therocephalia.
Species: M. germanus (type).
Known locations: Russia.
Time period: Mid Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.
Malasaurus is a genus of therocephalian that lived in what is now Russia during the mid-Triassic.
- Gomphodont cynodonts (Reptilia, Theriodontia) from the Middle Triassic of Orenburg Region. - Paleontological Journal 36 (3): 176–179. - L. P. Tatarinov - 2002.