Machaeroprosopus mccauleyi Ballew 1989 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Phytosauria - Parasuchidae

Alternative combination: Pseudopalatus mccauleyi

Belongs to Machaeroprosopus according to A. Hungerb├╝hler et al. 2013

See also Irmis 2005, Parker et al. 2013, Stocker 2010 and Stocker and Butler 2013

Sister taxa: Machaeroprosopus andersoni, Machaeroprosopus buceros, Machaeroprosopus jablonskiae, Machaeroprosopus lottorum, Machaeroprosopus pristinus, Machaeroprosopus tenuis, Machaeroprosopus validus, Pseudopalatus maccauleyi, Redondasaurus bermani, Redondasaurus gregorii

Type specimen: Its type locality is Dry Creek Tank SE (UCMP V82040, PFV 55), which is in a Norian terrestrial horizon in the Chinle Formation of Arizona

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of United States (4: Arizona, New Mexico collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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