Name: Oryctorhynchus ‭(‬burrow snout‭)‬.
Phonetic: O-rik-to-rin-kus.
Named By: Hans-Dieter Sues,‭ ‬Adam J.‭ ‬Fitch‭ & ‬Robin L.‭ ‬Whatley‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Rhynchosauria,‭ ‬Rhynchosauridae,‭ ‬Hyperodapedontinae.
Species: O.bairdi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unknown.
Known locations: Canada,‭ ‬Nova Scotia‭ ‬-‭ ‬Wolfville Formation.
Time period: Carnian/Norian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and mandible.

       Oryctorhynchus is a genus of rhynchosaur that lived in North America during the late Triassic.‭ ‬Oryctorhynchus would have fed upon low growing plants.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new rhynchosaur‭ (‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Archosauromorpha‭) ‬from the Upper Triassic of eastern North America.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Hans-Dieter Sues,‭ ‬Adam J.‭ ‬Fitch‭ & ‬Robin L.‭ ‬Whatley‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.


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