Stegomus arcuatus Marsh 1896 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Pseudosuchia - Stagonolepididae

Alternative combination: Aetosaurus arcuatus

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1896. A new belodont reptile (Stegomus) from the Connecticut river sandstone. American Journal of Science 2:59-62

Belongs to Stegomus according to J. B. Desojo et al. 2013

See also Hay 1902, Heckert and Lucas 1999, Heckert and Lucas 2000, Huene 1922, Lucas et al. 1998, Lull 1915 and Lull 1917

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Stegomus arcuatus jerseyensis

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Type specimen: YPM 1647, a set of postcrania (natural cast of dorsal carapace). Its type locality is Freeman Clark Quarry, Fair Haven, which is in an Alaunian terrestrial sandstone in the New Haven Formation of Connecticut.

Ecology: herbivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of United States (4: Connecticut, New Jersey, North Carolina collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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