Named By: J. Seiffert - 1975.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Crocodylomorpha.
Species: L. estesi (type).
Known locations: Portugal - Alcobaça Formation.
Time period: Kimmeridgian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Maxilla. Dentary also known.
Lisboasaurus is a genus of crocodylomorph that lived in Portugal during the late Jurassic. A former species of Lisboasaurus, L. mitracostatus, has now been re-assigned to its own genus, Lusitanisuchus.
- Upper Jurassic lizards from central Portugal. Contribuição para o conhecimento da Fauna do Kimerridgiano da Mina de Lignito Guimarota (Leiria, Portugal). Serviços Geológicos de Portugal, Memória (Nova Série) 22:7-85. - J. Seiffert - 1975.
- Lusitanisuchus, a new generic name for Lisboasaurus mitracostatus (Crocodylomorpha: Mesoeucrocodylia), with a description of new remains from the Upper Jurassic (Kimmeridgian) and Lower Cretaceous (Berriasian) of Portugal. Canadian Journal of Earth Science 41(10):1259–1271. - D. Schwarz & R. Fechner - 2004.
- The first dentary of Lisboasaurus (Crocodylomorpha, ?Mesoeucrocodylia) from the Lower Cretaceous of Uña, Cuenca Province, Spain. - Journal of vertebrate Paleontology 28(1): 264-268. - D. Schwarz & R. Fechner - 2008.