Staurikosaurus pricei Colbert 1970 (herrerasaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Herrerasauridae

Synonym: Teyuwasu barberenai Kischlat 1999

Full reference: E. H. Colbert. 1970. A saurischian dinosaur from the Triassic of Brazil. American Museum Novitates 2405:1-39

Belongs to Staurikosaurus according to J. d. S. Bittencourt and A. W. A. Kellner 2009

See also Alcober and Martínez 2010, Benedetto 1973, Bittencourt and Kellner 2004, Bittencourt and Kellner 2005, Bittencourt and Langer 2011, Bonaparte 1973, Bonaparte 1978, Bonaparte 1979, Brinkman and Sues 1987, Colbert 1970, Da-Rosa 2013, Ezcurra 2017, Fernandes de Azevedo et al. 2013, Galton 1973, Gand et al. 2000, Garcia et al. 2019, Kellner 1996, Langer 2004, Langer and Benton 2006, Langer et al. 2010, Langer et al. 2007, Machado et al. 2008, Martínez and Alcober 2009, Marzola and Dalla Vecchia 2014, Müller and Garcia 2021, Novas 1997, Novas 1997, Olshevsky 1991, Paul 1988, Rauhut 2003, Sereno et al. 2013, Sues 1990, Yates 2003 and Yates 2010

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Staurikosaurus pricei: MCZ 1669, a partial skeleton (both mandibular rami with fragments of teeth in situ; six cervical, 15 dorsal, three sacral, and 34 caudal vertebrae; rib fragments; distal left scapula; ilia, ). Its type locality is Alemõa, Sanga Baixo (MCZ), which is in a Carnian terrestrial sandstone/siltstone in the Santa Maria Formation of Brazil.
  • Teyuwasu barberenai: BSP AS XXV 53-54, a set of limb elements. Its type locality is Sanga 3, Große Sanga, Santa Maria (lower), which is in a Carnian/Norian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Maria Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Triassic of Brazil (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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