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Batrachopus bakoenaorum Ellenberger 1974 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Pseudosuchia - Batrachopodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 276362

Alternative combination: Suchopus bakoenaorum

Full reference: P. Ellenberger. 1974. Contribution à la classification des pistes de Vertébrés du Trias: les types du Stormberg d'Afrique du Sud (IIème partie: Le Stormberg superieur - I. Le biome de la zone B/1 ou niveau de Moyeni: ses biocénoses) [Contribution to the classification of the vertebrate tracks of the Triassic: the types from the Stormberg of South Africa (2nd part: The upper Stormberg - I. The biome of zone B/1 or Moyeni level: its biocoenoses]. Palaeovertebrata Mém. Ext.(1974):1-147

Belongs to Batrachopus according to P. E. Olsen and P. M. Galton 1984

Sister taxa: Batrachopus argentina, Batrachopus bellus, Batrachopus deweyi, Batrachopus dispar, Batrachopus gilberti, Batrachopus gracilis, Batrachopus pilosus, Batrachopus rugosus, Batrachopus supersaltator, Batrachopus tenuis, Batrachopus varians, Palamopus anomalus, Palamopus divaricans, Comptichnus moorosi, Chelonoides wittei, Chelonoides robusta, Orthodactylus howelli

Type specimen: 76C, a footprint. Its type locality is Mokkanametsong tracksite (zone B/2), which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian terrestrial sandstone in the Elliot Formation of Lesotho.

Ecology: herbivore