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Psephosaurus sinaiticus Haas 1959 (nothosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia

PaleoDB taxon number: 109015

Full reference: G. Haas. 1959. On some fragments of the dermal skeleton of Placodontia from the Trias of Araif en Naqa, Sinai Peninsula. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, Fjärde Serien 7(4):1-19

Belongs to Psephosaurus according to G. Haas 1959

Sister taxa: Psephosaurus mosis, Psephosaurus picardi, Psephosaurus rhombifer, Psephosaurus suevicus

Type specimen: "Specimen A", an osteoderm. Its type locality is Gebel Araif en Naqa, Lower Ceratites-beds, which is in a Triassic marine horizon in Egypt.

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