ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Psephosaurus rhombifer Haas 1959 (nothosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia

PaleoDB taxon number: 109016

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 sinaiticus, Psephosaurus suevicus

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

Ecology: