Lariosaurus buzzii Tschanz 1989 (diapsid)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae

Alternative combination: Silvestrosaurus buzzii

Belongs to Lariosaurus according to O. Rieppel 1998

See also Kuhn-Schnyder 1990

Sister taxa: Lariosaurus balsami, Lariosaurus curionii, Lariosaurus hongguoensis, Lariosaurus lavizzarii, Lariosaurus teutonicus, Lariosaurus valceresii, Lariosaurus vosseveldensis, Lariosaurus xingyiensis, Rhaeticonia rothpletzi

Type specimen: PMZ T2804, a skeleton (disarticulated skeleton). Its type locality is Monte San Giorgio, point 902 [unspecified layer], which is in an Anisian/Ladinian marine horizon in the Besano Formation of Switzerland.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of Germany (2 collections), Switzerland (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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