- Kayentasuchus walkeri
- Clark & Sues, 2002
- Meaning of generic name
- Kayenta, in reference to the formation from which the holotype was collected, and Greek soukhos, crocodile
- Meaning of specific name
- In memory of Alick D. Walker for his many contributions to our understanding of Sphenosuchus and other archosaurs.
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- Holotype (UCMP 131830): a nearly complete but fragmented skeleton.
- Age and Distribution
- Horizon: Near the middle of the Kayenta Formation (Glen Canyon Group). Early Jurassic
Locality: Badlands at Willow Springs, Rock Head 7.5 Minute Quadrangle, NE Arizona, US.
- Archosauromorpha Crurotarsi Paracrocodylomorpha Sphenosuchia Sphenosuchidae
- Further Reading
- Clark, J. M., and Sues, H.-D., 2002. Two new basal crocodylomorph archosaurs from the Lower Jurassic and the monophyly of the sphenosuchia: In: Archosaurian anatomy and palaeontology. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, v. 136, p. 77-95.
Tuesday, 3 December 2013
A basal crocodylomorph from the Kayenta Formation in Arizona.