Fuyuansaurus

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Fuyuansaurus
Temporal range: Middle Triassic, Ladinian
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Protorosauria
Genus: Fuyuansaurus
Fraser et al., 2013
Type species
Fuyuansaurus acutirostris
Fraser et al., 2013

Fuyuansaurus is an extinct genus of long-snouted protorosaur reptile known from the Middle Triassic (Ladinian stage) Falang Formation of southern China. Fuyuansaurus was first named by Nicholas C. Fraser, Olivier Rieppel and Li Chun in 2013 and the type species is Fuyuansaurus acutirostris.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fraser, N. C.; Rieppel, O.; Chun, L. (2013). "A long-snouted protorosaur from the Middle Triassic of southern China". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33 (5): 1120. doi:10.1080/02724634.2013.764310.  edit