Brachychirotherium circaparvum Demathieu 1971 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Pseudosuchia - Chirotheriidae

Full reference: G. Demathieu. 1971. Cinq nouvelles espèces d’empreintes de Reptiles du Trias de la bordure nord-edt du Massif Central [Five new species of reptile footprints from the Triassic of the northeastern border of the Massif Central]. Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, Série D: Sciences Naturelles 272:812-814

Belongs to Brachychirotherium according to G. Demathieu 1971

See also Courel and Demathieu 1976, Courel and Demathieu 1995, Demathieu 1985, Demathieu and Haubold 1972, Gand 1975, Gand 1978, Gand et al. 2012 and Gand et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Brachychirotherium coburgense, Brachychirotherium gallicum, Brachychirotherium hassfurtense, Brachychirotherium lorteti, Brachychirotherium pachydactylum, Brachychirotherium praeparvum, Brachychirotherium thuringiacum, Brachychirotherium tintanti

Type specimen: 21.1 BK2, a footprint. Its type locality is Chasselay tracksite, level C (BQ), which is in an Anisian/Ladinian terrestrial horizon in the Grès Inférieurs du Lyonnais Formation of France.

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of France (5 collections), Germany (1), the Netherlands (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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