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Parasuchus bransoni

Reptilia - Parasuchidae

Taxonomy
Paleorhinus bransoni was named by Williston (1904). Its type specimen is FMNH UC 632, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Squaw Creek, which is in a Carnian terrestrial horizon in the Popo Agie Formation of Wyoming.

It was recombined as Parasuchus bransoni by Chatterjee (1978) and Kammerer et al. (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1904Paleorhinus bransoni Williston p. 696 fig. 6
1978Parasuchus bransoni Chatterjee
1991Paleorhinus bransoni Hunt and Lucas p. 489
1995Paleorhinus bransoni Long and Murry
2013Paleorhinus bransoni Stocker and Butler
2016Parasuchus bransoni Kammerer et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
Phytosauria(Jaeger 1828)
familyParasuchidaeLydekker 1885
genusParasuchusLydekker 1885
speciesbransoni()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Diet: carnivoreg
Created: 2009-01-03 21:16:22
Modified: 2009-01-03 23:16:22
Source: g = genus, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Benton 1983, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Carnian to the top of the Norian or 237.00000 to 208.50000 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Carnian237.0 - 228.0USA (Wyoming) Paleorhinus bransoni (type locality: 107391)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0USA (Texas) Paleorhinus bransoni (45441)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (Texas) Paleorhinus bransoni (22704 22706 22707)