Cyclotosaurus robustus Meyer and Plieninger 1844 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Cyclotosauridae

Alternative combination: Capitosaurus robustus

Synonyms: Mastodonsaurus cyclotis Quenstadt 1850 [objective synonym], Mastodonsaurus robustus Quenstadt 1850

Belongs to Cyclotosaurus according to R. J. Damiani 2001

See also Ingavat and Janvier 1981, Moser and Schoch 2007, Schoch 2013, Schoch and Milner 2000, Watson 1958 and Welles and Cosgriff 1965

Sister taxa: Capitosaurus, Cyclotosaurus buechneri, Cyclotosaurus ebrachensis, Cyclotosaurus hemprichi, Cyclotosaurus intermedius, Cyclotosaurus leptognathus, Cyclotosaurus naraserluki, Cyclotosaurus papilio, Cyclotosaurus posthumus, Hercynosaurus, Hercynosaurus carinidens

Type specimens:

  • Cyclotosaurus robustus: GPIT 27-1. Its type locality is Feuerbacher Heide, which is in a Carnian channel sandstone/sandstone in the Stuttgart Formation of Germany.
  • Mastodonsaurus cyclotis:
  • Mastodonsaurus robustus:

Ecology: amphibious piscivore


• Triassic of Germany (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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