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Temporal range: Middle Triassic, Anisian
Stenaulorhynchus stockleyi Tubingen 5.JPG
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Rhynchosauria
Family: Rhynchosauridae
Subfamily: Stenaulorhynchinae
Genus: Stenaulorhynchus
Haughton, 1932
  • S. stockleyi Haughton, 1932 (type)

Stenaulorhynchus is an extinct genus of hyperodapedontid rhynchosaur from Middle Triassic (late Anisian stage) deposits of Tanganyika Territory, Tanzania. It was found in the Manda Formation. It was first named by Sidney Henry Haughton in 1932 and the type species is Stenaulorhynchus stockleyi.[1]


Many specimens of S. stockleyi have been found to date:[2]

  • IGMPT-317 A/B (f)
  • IGMPT-303e
  • BMNH R-9270 (f)
  • BMNH R-9271
  • BMNH R-9273 (f)
  • BMNH R-9275 (f)
  • BMNH R-9277 (f)
  • BMNH R-9279 (f)
  • BMNH R-9281
  • BMNH R-10007
  • BMNH R-10008
  • BMNH 1464


  1. ^ Sidney H. Haughton (1932). "On a collection of Karroo vertebrates from Tanganyika Territory". Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London. 88: 634–668. doi:10.1144/gsl.jgs.1932.088.01-04.22.CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)
  2. ^ Friedrich von Huene (1938). "Stenaulorhynchus, ein Rhynchosauride der ostafrikanischer Obertrias". Nova Acta Leopoldina. Neue Folge. 6: 83–121.CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)