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Tanystropheus von Meyer 1852 (archosauromorph)

Reptilia - Eosuchia - Tanystropheidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38196

Alternative spelling: Tanystrophaeus

Synonyms: Macroscelosaurus Münster 1852 (no. 365092), Pectenosaurus Huene 1902 (no. 162589), Procerosaurus Huene 1902 (no. 92287), Tribelesodon Bassani 1886 (no. 275487)

Parent taxon: Tanystropheidae according to M. D. Ezcurra 2016

Sister taxa: Amotosaurus, Augustaburiania, Dinocephalosaurus, Gwyneddichnium, Langobardisaurus, Macrocnemus, Protanystropheus, Tanytrachelos

Subtaxa: Chelyzoon, Chelyzoon blezingeri, Chelyzoon latum, Nothosaurus blezingeri, Pectenosaurus strunzi, Procerosaurus cruralis, Tanystrophaeus posthumus, Tanystropheus biharicus, Tanystropheus conspicuus, Tanystropheus fossai, Tanystropheus haasi, Tanystropheus longobardicus, Tanystropheus meridensis, Tribelesodon longobardicus

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Ecology: ground dwelling piscivore