Apachesuchus heckerti Spielmann and Lucas 2012 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Pseudosuchia - Stagonolepididae

Full reference: J. A. Spielmann and S. G. Lucas. 2012. Tetrapod fauna of the Upper Triassic Redonda formation, East-Central New Mexico: the characteristic assemblage of the Apachean land-vertebrate faunachron. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Bulletin 55:1-119

Belongs to Apachesuchus according to W. G. Parker 2016

See also Desojo et al. 2013 and Spielmann and Lucas 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NNMNH P-31100, an osteoderm (left dorsal paramedian osteoderm). Its type locality is NMMNH L-4211, Apache Canyon, which is in a Norian channel lag conglomerate/mudstone in the Redonda Formation of New Mexico.

Ecology: herbivore

Distribution: found only at NMMNH L-4211, Apache Canyon

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