Teleocrater

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"Teleocrater" is a nomen ex dissertationae given to an archosaur (or archosauromorph) originally thought to be a dinosaur. The name "Teleocrater" was coined by English paleontologist Alan Charig in his 1956 doctoral dissertation, but has never been formally published.

Archosauromorpha
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Position of "Teleocrater" relative to other Archosauromorphs, based on Ricqles et al. (2008).

A 2008 bone histology study of early archosauriforms tentatively identified "Teleocrater" as an archosauriform closely related to Eucrocopoda.[1]

"Teleocrater" is apparently conspecific with an unnamed avemetatarsalian closely related to the problematic archosauriforms Dongusuchus and Yarasuchus.[2]

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