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Dasygnathus longidens Huxley 1877 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Pseudosuchia - Ornithosuchidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 146373

Alternative combination: Ornithosuchus longidens

Full reference: T. H. Huxley. 1877. The crocodilian remains found in the Elgin Sandstones, with remarks on the ichnites of Cummingstone. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of the United Kingdom, Monograph 3:1-52

Belongs to Pseudosuchia according to M. B. von Baczko and M. D. Ezcurra 2016

Sister taxa: Browniella, Chasmatosaurus ultimus, Chirotheriidae, Chirotherioidea, Dongusia, Dongusia colorata, Erpetosuchidae, Gwyneddichnidae, Ingenierichnus, Koilamasuchus, Nundasuchus, Ornithosuchidae, Ornithosuchoidea, Phytosauria, Procerosuchus, Prochirotherium, Rotodactylidae, Stagonolepoidea, Suchia, Synaptichniidae, Thecodontichnus, Youngosuchus

Type specimen: ELGNM 1R, a maxilla. Its type locality is Findrassie Quarries, 1 km east Findrassie House, which is in a Carnian/Norian dune sandstone in the Lossiemouth Sandstone Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: carnivore