Shuvosaurus inexpectatus Chatterjee 1993 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Pseudosuchia - Shuvosauridae

Synonym: Chatterjeea elegans Long and Murry 1995

Full reference: S. Chatterjee. 1993. Shuvosaurus, a new theropod: an unusual theropod dinosaur from the Triassic of Texas. National Geographic Research and Exploration 9(3):274-285

Belongs to Shuvosaurus according to S. J. Nesbitt 2011

See also Chatterjee 1993, Hunt et al. 1998, Martz 2008, Murry and Long 1997, Nesbitt et al. 2007, Osmólska 1997, Rauhut 1997, Rauhut 2003 and Rich 1996

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Shuvosaurus inexpectatus: TTU P 9280, a skull. Its type locality is Miller's Ranch Quarry, which is in a Norian floodplain mudstone/sandstone in the Cooper Canyon Formation of Texas.
  • Chatterjeea elegans: TTU P-9001, a set of postcrania (Nearly complete postcranial skeleton). Its type locality is Miller's Ranch Quarry, which is in a Norian floodplain mudstone/sandstone in the Cooper Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of United States (2: New Mexico, Texas collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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