Feralisaurus

Feralisaurus
Temporal range: Middle Triassic, Anisian
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Clade: Lepidosauromorpha (?)
Genus: Feralisaurus
Cavicchini et al., 2020
Species:
F. corami
Binomial name
Feralisaurus corami
Cavicchini et al., 2020

Feralisaurus is an extinct genus of neodiapsid reptile, possibly a basal lepidosauromorph, known from the Middle Triassic of south-western England. It contains one species, Feralisaurus corami, which was described by Cavicchini et al. in 2020. It was found in the Helsby Sandstone Formation.

Discovery

The holotype and only known specimen of Feralisaurus, BRSUG 29950-12, was discovered in 2014 near Sidmouth, Devon.

Classification

Feralisaurus was recovered as either a basal neodiapsid or as a basal lepidosauromorph, with the researchers preferring a placement within Lepidosauromorpha.



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