Nyasasaurus Nesbitt et al. 2013 (dinosaur)

Reptilia

Full reference: S. J. Nesbitt, P. M. Barrett, S. Werning, C. A. Sidor, and A. J. Charig. 2013. The oldest dinosaur? A Middle Triassic dinosauriform from Tanzania. Biology Letters 9(1):1-5

Parent taxon: Dinosauria according to S. J. Nesbitt et al. 2013

See also Ginsburg 1986

Sister taxa: Ancistrodon, Astrodon pusillus, Camposaurus arizonensis, Carnosauriformes, Cridotrisauropus, Dictyoolithidae, Diplodocia, Dystrophaeidae, Elephantopoides, Gigantosauropus, Gyrotrisauropus, Harpagosauria, Harpedactylus, Herreravia, Huanglongpus, Iguanodonichnus, Lagunculapes, Megalosauridae, Mirsosauropus, Mosaicoolithus, Neosauropus, Omosaurus phillipsi, Ornithischiformes, Paleodinosauria, Phytodinosauria, Phytophagi, Polemarchus, Polyclonoolithidae, Postpubici, Praepubici, Prismatoolithidae, Saltosauropus, Saurischia, Sauropodichnus, Sillimanius, Similifaveoloolithidae, Sinoichnites, Stalicoolithidae, Steropoides, Tarsodactylus, Tarsoplectrus, Therophagi, Therosauria, Toyamasauripus, Tretospondylia, Xiphopeza, Youngoolithidae, Yunnanpus, Ornithischia

Subtaxa: Nyasasaurus parringtoni

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Type: Nyasasaurus parringtoni

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of Tanzania (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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