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Adriosaurus suessi Seeley 1881 (lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata

PaleoDB taxon number: 203070

Synonym: Acteosaurus crassicostatus Calligaris 1993 (taxon 216778)

Full reference: H. G. Seeley. 1881. On remains of a small lizard from Neocomian rocks of Comen, near Trieste, preserved in the Geological Museum of the University of Vienna. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 37:52-56

Belongs to Adriosaurus according to M. S. Y. Lee and M. W. Caldwell 2000

Sister taxa: Adriosaurus microbrachis, Adriosaurus skrbinensis

Type specimens:

  • Adriosaurus suessi: Geological Museum, University of Vienna, a partial skeleton (Slab with posterior trunk region, pelvis, hindlimb, and tail). Its type locality is Komen, which is in a Cenomanian marginal marine limestone in Slovenia.
  • Acteosaurus crassicostatus: MCSNT 9400a & b, a partial skeleton (Articulated portion of the anterior postcranial skeleton). Its type locality is Comen, which is in a Cenomanian/Turonian marginal marine limestone in Slovenia.