A new archosauriform reptile from the Middle Triassic (Ladinian) of Germany

  title={A new archosauriform reptile from the Middle Triassic (Ladinian) of Germany},
  author={Rainer R. Schoch and Hans‐Dieter Sues},
  journal={Journal of Systematic Palaeontology},
  pages={113 - 131}
  • R. Schoch, H. Sues
  • Published 2 January 2014
  • Biology, Geography
  • Journal of Systematic Palaeontology
Numerous well-preserved skeletal remains of a distinctive armoured archosauriform reptile from the Lower Keuper (Erfurt Formation; Middle Triassic: Ladinian: Longobardian) of Baden-Württemberg (Germany) represent a new taxon, Jaxtasuchus salomoni gen. et sp. nov. The dermal armour of Jaxtasuchus comprises transverse rows of four rectangular osteoderms each in the cervical, dorsal and caudal regions, with the individual plates closely resembling those of Doswellia kaltenbachi from Carnian strata… 
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