Protorosaurus speneri Meyer 1832 (archosauromorph)

Reptilia - Eosuchia

Alternative combination: Proterosaurus speneri

Full reference: H. v. Meyer. 1832. Palaeologica zur Geschichte der Erde und ihrer Geschöpfe; Verlag von Siegmund Schmerber, Franfurt am Main 1-560

Belongs to Protorosaurus according to M. D. Ezcurra 2016

See also Chatterjee 1980, Chatterjee 1986, Geinitz 1848, Gottman-Quesada and Sander 2009, Meyer 1832, Meyer 1856, Owen 1861, Quenstedt 1867 and Roemer 1856

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NHMW 1943I4, a skeleton (Almost complete skeleton with the skull missing). Its type locality is Glücksbrunn/Heidelberg near Schweina, which is in a Wuchiapingian offshore shale in the Werra Formation of Germany.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Permian of Germany (6 collections), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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