Yuanansuchus

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Yuanansuchus
Temporal range: Anisian
Yuanansuchus-Paleozoological Museum of China.jpg
Holotype skull, Paleozoological Museum of China
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Yuanansuchus

Liu and Wang, 2005
Species
  • Y. laticeps Liu and Wang, 2005 (type)

Yuanansuchus is an extinct genus of mastodonsauroid temnospondyl. Fossils have been found from the Xinlingzhen formation in Yuan'an County, Hubei, China and date back to the Anisian stage of the Middle Triassic.[1]

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  1. ^ Liu, J.; Wang, Y. (2005). "The first complete mastodonsauroid skull from the Triassic of China: Yuanansuchus laticeps gen. et sp. nov". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 25 (3): 725–728. doi:10.1671/0272-4634(2005)025[0725:tfcmsf]2.0.co;2.