Czatkowiella

Name: Czatkowiella ‭(‬From Czatkowice‭)‬.
Phonetic: Zat-ko-we-el-la.
Named By: Magdalena Borsuk−Białynicka‭ & ‬Susan E.‭ ‬Evans‭ ‬-‭ ‬2009.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Archosauromorpha.
Species: C.‭ ‬harae‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Uncertain.
Size: Uncertain.
Known locations: Poland‭ ‬-‭ ‬Czatkowice quarry.
Time period: Olenekian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Holotype almost complete right maxilla.‭ ‬Remains of several other individuals known.

       A possible relative of Protorosaurus,‭ ‬Czatkowiella was a quadrupedal archosauromorph reptile with a proportionately long neck for its body.‭ ‬The genus name Czatkowiella is named after the Czatkowice assemblage,‭ ‬while the type species,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬harae,‭ ‬is in honour of Ewa Hara who prepared the fossil for study.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A long−necked archosauromorph from the Early Triassic of Poland,‭ ‬Magdalena Borsuk−Białynicka‭ & ‬Susan E.‭ ‬Evans‭ ‬-‭ ‬2009.



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