Calyptosuchus Long and Ballew 1985 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Pseudosuchia - Stagonolepididae

Synonym: Acompsosaurus Mehl 1915

Full reference: R. A. Long and K. L. Ballew. 1985. Aetosaur dermal armor from the Late Triassic of southwestern North America, with special reference to material from the Chinle Formation of Petrified Forest National Park. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 54:45-68

Parent taxon: Desmatosuchinae according to W. G. Parker 2016

See also Desojo et al. 2013, Heckert and Lucas 1999 and Huene 1942

Sister taxa: Acaenasuchus, Adamanasuchus, Desmatosuchini, Neoaetosauroides, Scutarx

Subtaxa: Calyptosuchus wellesi

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Ecology: herbivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of United States (44: Arizona, New Mexico, Texas collections)

Total: 44 collections each including a single occurrence

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