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Bystrowisuchus, new ctenosauriscid archosaur from Lower Triassic of Russia



From: Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com

A new paper in Paleontological Journal:



A. G. Sennikov (2012)
The first ctenosauriscid (Reptilia: Archosauromorpha) from the Lower
Triassic of Eastern Europe.
PALEONTOLOGICAL JOURNAL 46(5): 499-511
DOI: 10.1134/S0031030112050097
http://www.springerlink.com/content/a78357448q79v331/

A new Early Triassic thecodont from the Donskaya Luka locality is
described. A new species and genus of Rauisuchidae, Bystrowisuchus
flerovi gen. et sp. nov., the first East European and earliest known
member of the family Ctenosauriscidae is established. The taxonomy and
phylogeny of Rauisuchidae and their stratigraphical and geographical
distribution in connection with new finds are discussed.