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Archaeosuchus cairncrossi Broom 1905 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida

PaleoDB taxon number: 56779

Belongs to Anteosauria according to C. F. Kammerer 2011

Sister taxa: Admetophoneus, Admetophoneus kargalensis, Anteosauridae, Archaeosuchus, Eccasaurus, Eccasaurus priscus

Type specimen: SAM-PK-916, a maxilla. Its type locality is Sandvlakte, Prince Albert, which is in a Capitanian terrestrial horizon in South Africa.

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