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Cyclotosaurus robustus Meyer and Plieninger 1844 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli

PaleoDB taxon number: 57085

Alternative combination: Capitosaurus robustus

Synonym: Mastodonsaurus cyclotis Quenstadt 1850 [objective synonym] (taxon 251601)

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, Hercynosaurus, Hercynosaurus carinidens

Type specimens:

  • Cyclotosaurus robustus: GPIT 27-1. Its type locality is Feuerbacher Heide, which is in a Carnian channel sandstone/sandstone in the Stuttgart Formation of Germany.
  • Mastodonsaurus cyclotis:

Ecology: amphibious piscivore