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Hercynosaurus carinidens Jaekel 1914 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli

PaleoDB taxon number: 174315

Full reference: O. Jaekel. 1914. Über die Wirbeltierfunde in der oberen Trias von Halberstadt [On the vertebrate remains in the Upper Triassic of Halberstadt]. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 1(1):155-215

Belongs to Cyclotosaurus according to R. J. Damiani 2001

Sister taxa: Capitosaurus, Cyclotosaurus buechneri, Cyclotosaurus ebrachensis, Cyclotosaurus hemprichi, Cyclotosaurus intermedius, Cyclotosaurus leptognathus, Cyclotosaurus naraserluki, Cyclotosaurus papilio, Cyclotosaurus posthumus, Cyclotosaurus robustus, Hercynosaurus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Baerecke-Limpricht clay pit, Halberstadt (bed 16), which is in a Rhaetian floodplain sandstone in the Trossingen Formation of Germany

Ecology: amphibious piscivore