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Temporal range: Middle Triassic, Anisian
Computed tomographic reconstruction
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Temnospondyli
Suborder: Stereospondyli
Clade: Capitosauria
Genus: Calmasuchus
Fortuny et al., 2011
Type species
Calmasuchus acri
Fortuny et al., 2011

Calmasuchus is a genus of capitosaurian temnospondyl which lived during the middle Triassic (lower-middle Anisian age). Fossils of Calmasuchus have been recovered from the La Mora site of the Catalan basin in Barcelona of Spain.[1] Identified from a partial skull roof and palate (holotype IPS-37401 (LM-83)), skull fragments (IPS-37401 (LM-63, LM-101, L and M1)) and complete hemi-mandible (IPS-12 42407 (LM-4)), it was named by Josep Fortuny, Àngel Galobart and Carles De Santisteban in 2011. The type species is Calmasuchus acri.[1]


  1. ^ a b Josep Fortuny, Àngel Galobart and Carles De Santisteban (2011). "A new capitosaur from the Middle Triassic of Spain and the relationships within the Capitosauria" (PDF). Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. 56 (3): 553–566. doi:10.4202/app.2010.0025.