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Episcoposaurus haplocerus Cope 1892 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Aetosauria

PaleoDB taxon number: 64938

Alternative combinations: Desmatosuchus haploceros, Desmatosuchus haplocerus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1892. A contribution to the vertebrate paleontology of Texas. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 30(137):123-131

Belongs to Aetosauria according to J. B. Desojo et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Aetosauripus, Aetosauroides, Batrachopodidae, Chilenosuchus, Episcoposaurus, Hoplitosuchus, Revueltosaurus, Stagonolepididae

Type specimen: ANSP 14688, a set of postcrania (vertebrae, scapula, osteoderms). Its type locality is 5 km north of Dockum, Episcoposaurus haplocerus, which is in a Carnian/Norian terrestrial horizon in the Tecovas Formation of Texas.

Ecology: herbivore