Desmatosuchus Case 1920 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Stagonolepididae - Stagonolepididae

Full reference: E. C. Case. 1920. Preliminary description of a new suborder of phytosaurian reptiles with a description of a new species of Phytosaurus. Journal of Geology 28(6):524-535

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

See also Carroll 1988, Case 1920, Case 1922, Heckert and Lucas 1999, Heckert and Lucas 2000, Huene 1922, Huene 1942, Irmis 2005, Long and Murry 1995, Parker 2007, Parker 2008, Parrish 1993, Parrish and Carpenter 1986, Small 1989 and Zeigler et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Gorgetosuchus, Longosuchus, Lucasuchus, Sierritasuchus

Subtaxa: Desmatosuchus haploceras Desmatosuchus smalli Desmatosuchus spurensis

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Ecology: herbivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of United States (12: Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Wyoming collections)

Total: 12 collections including 13 occurrences

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