Genus: Procompsognathus E. FRAAS, 1913
Etymology: Before Compsognathus.

Species: triassicus E. FRAAS, 1913

Holotype: SMNS 12591

Locality: Quarry Burrer on the North Slope of the St. near Pfaffenhoffen, north of Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg State, Germany.

Horizon: Middle Stubensandsetin.


Age: Middle Norian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material: Fragmentary skull, cervicals, 14 dorsals, 13 caudals, both pubes, a fragment of right ischium?, the right hindlimb, left fragment of the left tibia, left radius, ulna and partial manus, the right scapulocaoracoid.
Note: Paleopathology, right fibula has a peculiar twisiting (TANKE & ROTHSCHILD, 2002).