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Brazilosaurus sanpauloensis Shikama and Ozaki 1966 (amniote)

Osteichthyes - Sauropsida - Mesosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 148176

Full reference: T. Shikama and H. Ozaki. 1966. On a Reptilian Skeleton from the Palaeozoic Formation of San Paulo, Brazil. Transactions and Proceedings of the Palaeontological Society of Japan, New Series 64:351-358

Belongs to Brazilosaurus according to T. Rossmann 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: a specimen in the National Science Museum, Tokyo, a skeleton. Its type locality is Hanayama Farm, Tatuí, which is in an Artinskian carbonate limestone in the Irati Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: amphibious piscivore