Termatosaurus

Name: Termatosaurus ‭(‬end lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: ‭T‬er-mat-oh-sore-us.
Named By: Meyer‭ & ‬Plieninger‭ ‬-‭ ‬1844.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Phytosauria.
Species: T.‭ ‬albertii‭ (‬type‭)‬,‭ ‬T.‭ ‬crocodilinus.
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: France,‭ ‬Germany and Switzerland.
Time period: Rhaetian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Remains of several individuals.

       Termatosaurus was a genus of a phytosaur that lived in Europe at the end of the Triassic,‭ ‬an occurrence which was actually the inspiration for the genus name which means‭ ‘‬end lizard‭’‬.‭ ‬The phytosaurs were crocodile-like reptiles,‭ ‬though they were not actually related to modern crocodiles.



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