Dijaquesopus Ellenberger 1970 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

Full reference: P. Ellenberger. 1970. Les niveaux paléontologiques de première apparition des mammifères primoridaux en Afrique du Sud et leur ichnologie. Establissement de zones stratigraphiques detaillees dans le Stormberg du Lesotho (Afrique du Sud) (Trias Supérieur à Jurassique) [The paleontological levels of the first appearance of primordial mammals in southern Africa and their ichnology. Establishment of detailed stratigraphic zones in the Stormberg of Lesotho (southern Africa) (Upper Triassic to Jurassic). In: S. H. Haughton (ed.), Second Symposium on Gondwana Stratigraphy and Paleontology, International Union of Geological Sciences. Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria 343-370

Parent taxon: Crocodylia according to P. Ellenberger 1970

Sister taxa: Amphicoelia, Archaeosuchidae, Asiatosuchus zajsanicus, Baharijodon, Batrachopodidae, Borealosuchus, Bottosaurus tuberculatus, Brachydectes major, Brachygnathosuchus, Brevirostres, Coelospondilia, Colossoemys, Colossoemys macrococcygeana, Crocodilus delucii, Crocodilus pristinus, Dinosuchus terror, Diplocynodus sphenops, Duerosuchus, Emys quaternaria, Europaeosuchus, Gavialis dixoni, Gavialis papuensis, Gavialoidea, Hatcherichnus, Isselosaurus, Isselosaurus doduni, Kuangyuanpus, Laiyangpus, Machinosaurus, Mehliella, Nihilichnus, Peipesuchus, Pinacosuchus, Planocraniidae, Pristichampsinae, Procoelia, Procrocodilia, Pyrenodon, Rhytisodon, Stenosaurus, Thecachampsa serrata, Thecachampsa squankensis, Tienosuchus, Trialestia

Subtaxa: Dijaquesopus obliquus

View classification

Type: Dijaquesopus obliquus

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: found only at Mohokare tracksite, Maseru (zone A/2) (Triassic of Lesotho)

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.