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|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||External Literature Search||Age range and collections|
It was assigned to Ornithosuchidae by Colbert (1952) and Romer (1956); to Pedeticosauridae by Walker (1970); to Sphenosuchia by Long and Murry (1995); to Sphenosuchidae by Carroll (1988) and Clark et al. (2000); to Crocodilomorphi by Irmis (2005) and Nesbitt (2011); and to Crocodylomorpha by Irmis et al. (2013).
|Year||Name and author|
|1956||Hesperosuchus Romer p. 594|
|1970||Hesperosuchus Walker p. 369|
|1995||Hesperosuchus Long and Murry p. 164|
|2000||Hesperosuchus Clark et al. p. 683|
|2005||Hesperosuchus Irmis p. 79|
|2011||Hesperosuchus Nesbitt fig. 51|
|2013||Hesperosuchus Irmis et al.|
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