Genus: Fabrosaurus GINSBURG, 1964 (nomen dubium in WEISHAMPEL & WITMER, 1990)
Etymology: In honor of Jean Favre, A French geologist and a colleague of Ginsburg’s on the expedition that collected the fossil in Basutoland, South Africa. And Greek, sauros, “lizard”: “Fabre’s lizard”.
= Eabrosaurus ROZHDESTVENSKY, 1974 (sic)

Species: australis GINSBURG, 1964
Etymology: Latin, australis, "south." In reference to South Africa.

Holotype: MNHN No. LES 9

Locality: Likhoele, Mafeteng District, Lesotho (Basutoland), South Africa.

Horizon: Upper Elliot Formation.


Age: Hettangian-Lower Sinemurian Stage, Lower Lias Epoch, Early Jurassic.

Material: Fragmentary lower dentary with teeth.