Typothorax coccinarum Cope 1875 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Stagonolepididae - Stagonolepididae

Synonyms: Episcoposaurus horridus Cope 1887, Typothorax antiquum Lucas et al. 2002

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1875. Abstract of remarks made before a meeting of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, June 8th and 15th, 1875. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (separate) 1-8

Belongs to Typothorax according to W. G. Parker 2016

See also Cope 1875, Cope 1875, Cope 1875, Cope 1887, Desojo et al. 2013, Huene 1915, Irmis 2005, Long and Murry 1995, Lucas et al. 2002, Parker 2007 and Small 1989

Sister taxon: Typothorax meadi

Type specimens:

  • Typothorax coccinarum: Its type locality is Cerro Blanco, NMMNH L-918, which is in a Norian terrestrial conglomerate/sandstone in the Chinle Formation of New Mexico
  • Episcoposaurus horridus: Its type locality is Arroyo Seco Episcoposaurus, which is in a Norian terrestrial horizon in the Chinle Formation of New Mexico.
  • Typothorax antiquum: NMMNH P-36075, a partial skeleton (incomplete postcranial skeleton). Its type locality is NMMNH L-3108, which is in a Norian terrestrial mudstone in the Santa Rosa Formation of New Mexico.

Ecology: herbivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of United States (62: Arizona, New Mexico collections)

Total: 62 collections each including a single occurrence

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