Eridanosaurus

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Eridanosaurus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Perissodactyla
Family: Rhinocerotidae
Genus: Eridanosaurus
Balsamo-Crivelli, 1864
Species

Eridanosaurus brambillae

Eridanosaurus is an extinct genus originally described as a crocodilian, but later shown to be a rhinoceros[1] (specifically, based on a rhinoceros vertebra).[2] It is known from Italy.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Delfino, M. 2001. The fossil record of the Italian Crocodylomorpha. 6th European Workshop on Vertebrate Palaeontology, Florence-Montevarchi, Italy, September 19-22 2001:28. Abstract. [Italian]
  2. ^ Delfino, M. 2000. Coccodrilli italiani. Page 12 in Barbieri, F., Bernini, F., and Fasola, M., editors. Societas Herpetologica Italica, 3° Congresso Nazionale. Riassunti. Centro Stampa del Comune di Pavia. Abstract. [Italian]