Hallopus

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Hallopus
Temporal range: Late Jurassic
Hallopus victor.jpg
Hallopus victor front and hind limb
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Infraclass: Archosauromorpha
Superorder: Crocodylomorpha
Family: ?Sphenosuchidae
Genus: Hallopus
Binomial name
Hallopus victor
Marsh, 1881

Hallopus was a prehistoric reptile, classified by O. C. Marsh in 1881 as a dinosaur. In fact it was probably a crocodilian or possibly a more primitive crurotarsan, and may be closely related to Junggarsuchus [1].[1] It was a quite small animal, reaching a length of 1 m (3.3 ft).[2]

Restoration
Skeletal restoration

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