Parasuchus bransoni Williston 1904 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Phytosauria - Parasuchidae

Alternative combination: Paleorhinus bransoni

Full reference: S. W. Williston. 1904. Notice of some new reptiles from the Upper Trias of Wyoming. Journal of Geology 12:688-697

Belongs to Parasuchus according to C. F. Kammerer et al. 2016

See also Chatterjee 1978, Hunt and Lucas 1991, Long and Murry 1995 and Stocker and Butler 2013

Sister taxa: Parasuchus angustifrons, Parasuchus hislopi, Parasuchus magnoculus, Paleorhinus parvus, Paleorhinus ehlersi, Paleorhinus sawini, Mesorhinosuchus fraasi

Type specimen: FMNH UC 632, a skull. Its type locality is Squaw Creek, which is in a Carnian terrestrial horizon in the Popo Agie Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of United States (5: Texas, Wyoming collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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