Saurosternon bainii Huxley 1868 (diapsid)

Reptilia - Eosuchia

Synonym: Saurosternon baini Huxley [objective synonym]

Full reference: T. H. Huxley. 1868. On Saurosternon Bainii, and Pristerodon McKayi, two new fossil lacertilian reptiles from South Africa. Geological Magazine 47:201-205

Belongs to Saurosternon according to R. Estes 1983

See also Broom 1913

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Saurosternon bainii: BMNH R1234, a set of postcrania (postcranial skeleton). Its type locality is Stylkrantz, Sniewe Berg (Dicynodon AZ), which is in a Wuchiapingian/Changhsingian terrestrial sandstone in South Africa.
  • Saurosternon baini:


Distribution: found only at Stylkrantz, Sniewe Berg (Dicynodon AZ)

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