Life restoration of Coelurosauravus jaekeli.
|Common Name||Hollow lizard grandfather|
|Range||Madagascar, Germany, England.|
|Species||Coelurosauravus elivensis, Coelurosauravus jaekeli.|
The average lenght of the specimens was 40 centimetres (16 in) and the body was long and flat, suitable for gliding. The skull was lizard-like with a pointed snout and countained a broad back with a serrated crest, superficially resembling the crests of ceratopsian dinosaurs. it lived during the upper Permian (Lopingian) period in what is now Germany, Eagland and Madagascar.
Daedalosaurus Caroll, 1978, based on an specimen from the Late Permian of Madagascar, is a synonym. Gracilisaurus and Weigeltisaurus, both from the Late Permian of northeastern Germany, were synonymized with Coelurosauravus in 1987.