(Langer’s claw, named after Max Cardoso Langer and in recognition
of his work on rhynchosaurs).
Named By: Martin D. Ezcurra, Felipe Montefeltro & Richard J. Butler - 2016.
Synonyms: Rhynchosaurus brodiei.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Rhynchosauria, Rhynchosauridae.
Species: L. brodiei (type).
Size: Uncertain due to lack of remains.
Known locations: England, Warwickshire - Bromsgrove Sandstone Formation.
Time period: Anisian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial skull.
Originally named as a species of Rhynchosaurus, R. brodiei was established as a distinct genus in 2016 and granted the name Langeronyx. As a rhynchosaur Langeronyx would have been a squat plant eating reptile that lived during the Triassic.
- The Early Evolution of Rhynchosaurs. - Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 3: article 142 - Martin D. Ezcurra, Felipe Montefeltro & Richard J. Butler - 2016.