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Shuvosaurus inexpectatus Chatterjee 1993 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Pseudosuchia - Shuvosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 90276

Synonym: Chatterjeea elegans Long and Murry 1995 (taxon 144568)

Full reference: S. Chatterjee. 1993. Shuvosaurus, a new theropod: an unusual theropod dinosaur from the Triassic of Texas. National Geographic Research and Exploration 9(3):274-285

Belongs to Shuvosaurus according to S. J. Nesbitt 2011

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Shuvosaurus inexpectatus: TTU P 9280, a skull. Its type locality is Miller's Ranch Quarry, which is in a Norian floodplain mudstone/sandstone in the Cooper Canyon Formation of Texas.
  • Chatterjeea elegans: TTU P-9001, a set of postcrania (Nearly complete postcranial skeleton). Its type locality is Miller's Ranch Quarry, which is in a Norian floodplain mudstone/sandstone in the Cooper Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: carnivore