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Parasuchus angustifrons

Reptilia - Parasuchidae

Taxonomy
Francosuchus angustifrons was named by Kuhn (1936). Its type specimen is BSPG 1931 X 502, a partial skull (Skull lacking snout), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Ebrach, bed number 9, which is in a Carnian lacustrine sandstone in the Hassberge Formation of Germany.

It was recombined as Paleorhinus angustifrons by Stocker and Butler (2013) and Butler et al. (2014); it was considered a nomen dubium by Hunt and Lucas (1991); it was recombined as Parasuchus angustifrons by Kammerer et al. (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Francosuchus angustifrons Kuhn p. 69
2013Paleorhinus angustifrons Stocker and Butler
2014Paleorhinus angustifrons Butler et al.
2016Parasuchus angustifrons 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
speciesangustifrons()

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: Carnian or 237.00000 to 228.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Germany (Bayern) Francosuchus angustifrons (type locality: 97735)