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Dinocephalosaurus Li 2003 (archosauromorph)

Reptilia - Eosuchia - Tanystropheidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 91351

Full reference: C. Li. 2003. First record of protorosaurid reptile (Order Protorosauria) from the Middle Triassic of China. Acta Geologica Sinica 77:419-423

Parent taxon: Tanystropheidae according to A. G. Sennikov 2011

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

Subtaxa: Dinocephalosaurus orientalis

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Type: Dinocephalosaurus orientalis

Ecology: aquatic piscivore