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Poposaurus langstoni Long and Murry 1995 (archosaur)

Amniota - Pseudosuchia

Alternative combination: Lythrosuchus langstoni

Full reference: R. A. Long and P. A. Murry. 1995. Late Triassic (Carnian and Norian) tetrapods from the southwestern United States. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 4:1-254

Belongs to Poposaurus according to J. C. Weinbaum and A. Hungerbühler 2007

Sister taxon: Poposaurus gracilis

Type specimen: TMM 31025-12, a set of postcrania (Ilium). Its type locality is Otis Chalk Quarry 1, SMU 122, TMM 31025, which is in a Carnian/Norian crevasse splay mudstone/mudstone in the Cooper Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: carnivore