Name: Agnosphitys ‭(‬Unknown begetter‭).
Phonetic: Ag-nos-fy-tiss.
Named By: Fraser,‭ ‬Padian,‭ ‬Walkden‭ & ‬Davis‭ ‬-‭ ‬2002.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Dinosauromorpha.‭ ‬See main text for more details.
Species: A.‭ ‬cromhallensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Uncertain.
Size: Uncertain due to lack of remains.
Known locations: England,‭ ‬Avon.
Time period: Norian/Rhaetian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and post cranial remains.

       The genus Agnosphitys seems to be destined to cause a lot of confusion in the future.‭ ‬To start there is no universal agreement upon the classification of Agnosphitys with some considering it to be an archosaur,‭ ‬a dinosauromorph to even a distinct saurischian dinosaur.‭ ‬To further add to the controversy,‭ ‬there has even been suggestion that the holotype remains of Agnosphitys are a chimera,‭ ‬which means that they may be made up of the remains of more than one creature.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Basal dinosauriform remains from Britain and the diagnosis of the Dinosauria,‭ ‬Fraser,‭ ‬Padian,‭ ‬Walkden‭ & ‬Davis‭ ‬-‭ ‬2002.


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