Blikanasaurus cromptoni Galton and Van Heerden 1985 (saurischian)

Reptilia - Saurischia

Full reference: P. M. Galton and J. Van Heerden. 1985. Partial hindlimb of Blikanasaurus cromptoni n. gen. and n. sp., representing a new family of prosauropod dinosaurs from the Upper Triassic of South Africa. GĂ©obios 18(4):509-516

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

See also Barrett 2009, Galton and Van Heerden 1985, Galton and Van Heerden 1998, Galton et al. 2005, Harris et al. 2002, Langer et al. 2010, Smith and Pol 2007, Thulborn 2006, Upchurch et al. 2004, Upchurch et al. 2007 and Yates 2003

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SAM K403. Its type locality is Blikana Mountain, Transkei (zone A/4), which is in a Norian/Rhaetian terrestrial horizon in the Elliot Formation of South Africa.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of South Africa (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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