Halticosaurus name means dexterous lizard. This dinosaur included the discoveries of a Jawbone, teeth, partial vertibrae, and leg fossils as well. These were found together with another dinosaur(Sellosaurus) in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. The Halticosaurus is under the Suborder theropod.
An two editional sets of fossils were discovered and classified as the carnivorous Halticosaurus, but one was later to be found as a crocodylomorph, the other labeled a Lilensternus.