Sauropodopus Ellenberger 1970 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae

Full reference: P. Ellenberger. 1970. Les niveaux paléontologiques de première apparition des mammifères primoridaux en Afrique du Sud et leur ichnologie. Establissement de zones stratigraphiques detaillees dans le Stormberg du Lesotho (Afrique du Sud) (Trias Supérieur à Jurassique) [The paleontological levels of the first appearance of primordial mammals in southern Africa and their ichnology. Establishment of detailed stratigraphic zones in the Stormberg of Lesotho (southern Africa) (Upper Triassic to Jurassic). In: S. H. Haughton (ed.), Second Symposium on Gondwana Stratigraphy and Paleontology, International Union of Geological Sciences. Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria 343-370

Parent taxon: Chirotheriidae according to S. D'Orazi Porchetti and U. Nicosia 2007

See also Olsen and Galton 1984

Sister taxa: Brachychirotherium, Chirotherium, Deuterosauropodopus minor, Isochirotherium, Pachysaurichnium, Parasynaptichnium, Protochirotherium, Synaptichnium, Thecodontichnus fucinii

Subtaxa: Sauropodopus antiquus

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Type: Sauropodopus antiquus

Ecology: carnivore


• Triassic of Lesotho (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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