Melanorosaurus readi Haughton 1924 (saurischian)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: S. H. Haughton. 1924. The fauna and stratigraphy of the Stormberg Series. Annals of the South African Museum 12:323-497

Belongs to Melanorosaurus according to S. Bandyopadhyay et al. 2010

See also Apaldetti et al. 2011, Barrett 2009, Chinsamy 1997, Ellenberger 1970, Galton 1985, Galton 2000, Galton 2007, Galton and Upchurch 2004, Galton and Van Heerden 1998, Galton et al. 2005, Gauffre 1993, Harris et al. 2002, Haughton 1924, Haughton and Brink 1954, Huene 1940, Huene 1941, Langer et al. 2010, Olsen and Galton 1984, Peyre de Fabr├Ęgues and Allain 2016, Smith and Pol 2007, Steel 1970, Upchurch et al. 2007, Yates 2003 and Yates 2007

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SAM 3449 (lectotype), a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Thaba 'Nyama, Herschel (zone A/6), which is in a Norian/Rhaetian terrestrial mudstone/sandstone in the Elliot Formation of South Africa.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of South Africa (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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