Brachychirotherium tintanti 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 Demathieu and Haubold 1972, Gand et al. 2012 and Gand et al. 2007

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

Type specimen: 21.1 W1, 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: found only at Chasselay tracksite, level C (BQ)

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.