Gorgetosuchus Heckert et al. 2015 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Pseudosuchia - Stagonolepididae

Full reference: A. B. Heckert, V. P. Schneider, N. C. Fraser and R. A. Webb. 2015. A new aetosaur (Archosauria, Suchia) from the Upper Triassic Pekin Formation, Deep River Basin, North Carolina, U.S.A., and its implications for early aetosaur evolution. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 35:e881831

Parent taxon: Desmatosuchini according to W. G. Parker 2016

See also Heckert et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Desmatosuchus, Longosuchus, Lucasuchus, Sierritasuchus

Subtaxa: Gorgetosuchus pekinensis

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Type: Gorgetosuchus pekinensis

Ecology: herbivore

Distribution: found only at NCPALEO1902 - brick quarry (Triassic of North Carolina)

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