Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Postosuchus kirkpatricki Chatterjee 1985 (rauisuchid)

Reptilia - Loricata - Rauisuchidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 69074

Full reference: S. Chatterjee. 1985. Postosuchus, a new thecodontian reptile from the Triassic of Texas and the origin of tyrannosaurs . Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences 309(1139):395-460

Belongs to Postosuchus according to S. J. Nesbitt 2011

Sister taxon: Postosuchus alisonae

Type specimen: 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