Genus: Vancleavea LONG & MURRY, 1995
Etymology: In honor of Philip VanCleave, park service naturalist who collected the specimen in the Petrified Forest National Park during the early 1960’s.

Species: campi LONG & MURRY, 1995
Etymology: In honor of the late Professor Charles L. Camp.
= “Acallosuchus rectori” MURRY & LONG, 1989 (partim) LONG & MURRY, 1995

Holotype: PEFO 2427

Locality: At or near Crocodile Hill Locality (PF locality 124), Petrified Forest, Apache County, Arizona.

Horizon: Lower Petrified Forest Formation, Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Carnian Stage, Lower Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material: An incomplete postcranial skeleton with armor plates.

Referred material:

UCMP 152647: Caudal vertebra.

 

Locality: Phytosaur Basin E, PEFO 085024 (UCMP 7040, MNA 302:101, PF 121), in Blue Mesa siltstone of Self (1965) at very top of siltstone just beneath Camp Butte Sandstone, Blue Mesa W Area, Petrified Forest, Apache County, Arizona.

Horizon: Lower Petrified Forest Formation, Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Latest Carnian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

UCMP 178046: Dorsal centrum.

UCMP: Dorsal centrum.

 


Locality: Saurian Valley, PEFO 085002 (UCMP V82251, PF97) (part of UCMP V7034), NW 1/4 of SE 1/4, Sec. 15, and NE 1/4 of SW 1/4, Sec. 15. T 19N, R 23E, Lithodendron Wash Area, 6 to 8 m below? Sonsela Sandstone, Devil’s Playground Area, Petrified Forest, Apache County, Arizona.

Horizon: Lower Petrified Forest Formation, Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Carnian Stage, Lower Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

UCMP 178050: Caudal vertebrae and miscellaneous fragments.

 


Locality: Petrified Forest Park, exact locality not known, Apache County, Petrified Forest, Arizona.

Horizon: Lower Petrified Forest Formation, Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Carnian Stage, Lower Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

MNA 302:410: 2 dermal plates.

 

Locality: NMMNH L00176, New Mexico.

Horizon: ?Bull Canyon Formation, Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Revueltian, Early Norian Substage, Early Norian Epoch, Middle Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

?NMMNH P16741: Midcaudal centrum.

 

Locality: Head of Home Creek, Texas.

Horizon: Tecovas Member, Dockum Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Carnian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

UMMP 7278: Anterior dorsal centrum.


HECERT, LUCAS & HUNT, 2005

Locality: Shark tooth Hill, South of San Jon, (YPM), Quay County, New Mexico.

Horizon: Redonda Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Apachean, Late Norian Stage- Rhaetian Stage, Upper Late Triassic Epoch, Late Late Triassic.

Material:

Number: Not given:

 

HUNT, 2001

Locality: NMMNH locality 522, Eastcentral New Mexico.

Horizon: Bull Canyon Formation, Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Revueltian, Early Norian Substage, Early Norian Epoch, Middle Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

NMMNH P-4984: Partial articulated skeleton including limb bones, vertebrae and osteoderms.

 

 

Locality: NMMNH locality 5, Eastcentral New Mexico.

Horizon: Bull Canyon Formation, Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Revueltian, Early Norian Substage, Early Norian Epoch, Middle Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

NMMNH P-20852: Centra.
Note: Associated as stomach contents with a skeleton of the phytosaur Pseudopalatus.

 

= Genus: Nova DOWNS & DAVIDGE, 1997

Locality: Ghost Ranch Quarry or the Whitaker Quarry, SE 1/4, SE. 1/4, SW 1/4, Section 1, Township 24 North, Range 4 East, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico.

Horizon: 'Siltstone Member', Rock Point Formation, Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Apachean, Late Norian Stage, Upper Late Triassic Epoch, Late Late Triassic.

Material:

GR 138: An almost complete armored specimen.

GR 139: Disarticulated skeleton.

Referred material:

POLCYN, WINKLER, JACOS & NEWMAN, 2002

Locality: SMU locality 252, vicinity of North Stinking Springs Mountian, what use to be Seven Springs Ranch, northwest of St. Johns, Apache County, Arizona.

Horizon: Lowe Petrified Forest Formation, Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Carnian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

Number: Not given: Osteoderms.


HUNT, HECKERT, LUCAS & DOWNS, 2002

Locality: J.T. Gregory’s Quarry 2 (Locality 441), Apache Canyon, Quay County, New Mexico.

Horizon: Quay Member, Rendonda Formation, Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy: Apachean characteristic assemblage.

Age: Apachean, Late Norian Stage, Upper Late Triassic Epoch, Late Late Triassic.

Material:

NMMNH P-36150, UMMP: Osteoderms.


= Archosauria type A (partim) KAYE & PADIAN, 1992/KAYE & PADIAN, 1994, LONG & MURRY, 1995

Locality: Placerias quarry (UCMP A269, MNA 207C), Big Hollow Wash near Romero Springs, a small valley 6 1/2 miles (approximately 10.4 km) S 65"W of St. Johns, Located 0.3 miles northwest of Romero Springs at approximately Long. 109'28'W and lat. 34"27'N on the USGS St. Johns quadrangle of 1921, Apache County, Arizona.

Horizon: Bluewater Creek Formation, Lower Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Adamanian, Latest Carnian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

UCMP V3669: Single anterior dorsal centrum.

NESBITT, STOCKER, SMALL & DOWNS, 2009

UCMP V 3670: Dorsal centra.

UCMP 152646: Caudal vertebra.

 

= Vancleavea campi + Litorosuchus somnii LESSNER, PARKER, MARSH, NESBITT, IRMIS & MUELLER, 2018

Locality: Kirkpatricy Quarry (MOTT locality 3628), Garza County, Texas.

Horizon: Lower Cooper Canyon Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Adamanian, Norian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

TTU-P 11382: Complete right humerus.

 

LUCAS, RINEHART, HECKERT, HUNT & SPIELMANN, 2016

Locality: Rotten Hill Bonebed (PPHM WT), Herring Ranch Locality, Rotten Hill, Potter County, Texas.

Horizon: Lower part of the Tecovas Formation, Chinle Group (or Tecovas Member, Dockum Formation).

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Adamanian age, Late Carnian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

PPHM 2000.10.106: Cervical, sacral, dorsal and caudal centra.

NESBITT, STOCKER, SMALL & DOWNS, 2009

Locality: Dinosaur Hill (UCMP V82250, PF40), 5 to 8 m above Painted Desert Sandstone 1, Fossil Cove Area, Petrified Forest, Apache County, Arizona.

Horizon: Painted Desert Member, Upper Petrified Forest Formation, Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Early Norian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

PEFO 34170: Caudal centrum.

UCMP 152662: Femur.

UCMP 165196: Isolated basioccipital.

UCMP 165197: Partial ilium.

UCMP 165199: Centrum.

Locality: Camp Butte N1, Dinosaur Wash, Dying Grounds, General Blue Forest Area of C. L. Camp, PEFO 085025 (UCMP V7038, MNA 302:8, SMU 228, PF122), on line between NE 1/4 of NW 1/4 and NW 1.4 of NE 1/, Sec. 26, T 18N, Blue Mesa W Area, Petrified Forest, Apache County, Arizona.

Horizon: Blue Mesa Member, Lower Petrified Forest Formation, Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Latest Carnian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

PFEO 4855: Centrum.

Locality: SMU locality 252, vicinity of North Stinking Springs Mountian, what use to be Seven Springs Ranch, northwest of St. Johns, Apache County, Arizona.

Horizon: Lowe Petrified Forest Formation, Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Carnian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

SMU 74998: Disarticulated skull and skeleton.

Locality: MNA Locality 853-1, Ward Terrace, east of the Little Colorado River and west of the Moenkopi Plateau, within an area bounded by Moenkopi Wash to the north and the Tloi Echii Cliffs to the South, Cocconino County, Arizona.

Horizon: Owl Rock Formation, Upper Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Carnian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

MNA V7205: Femur.

 

Locality: SMU locality 118, Red Rock Valley, Arizona.

Horizon: ?Rock Point Formation, Chinle Group (?Rock Point Member, Chinle Formation).

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Apachean, Late Norian Stage, Upper Late Triassic Epoch, Late Late Triassic.

Material

SMU 27099,27092: 2 osteoderm.


Locality: Sierrita de la Cruz Creek, Potter County, Texas.

Horizon: Tecovas Member, Dockum Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Carnian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

UMMP 13712: Humerus.

 

PARKER & BARTON, 2008

Locality: Unknown Locality, Petrified Forest National Monument, Apache County, Arizona.

Horizon: Blue Mesa Member, Petrified Forest Formation, Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Latest Carnian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

PEFO 34224: Distal end of femur.

PEFO 34231: Sacral centrum.

 

PARKER & IRMIS, 2005

Locality: Zuni Well Mound, Petrified Forest National Monument, Apache County, Arizona.

Horizon: Petrified Forest Formation, Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Latest Carnian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

PEFO 34035: Partial skeleton.

 

Locality: Giving Site (PFV 231), Petrified Forest National Monument, Apache County, Arizona.

Horizon: Petrified Forest Member, Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Latest Carnian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

PEFO 33978: Fragmentary skeleton.

NESBITT, STOCKER, SMALL & DOWNS, 2009

PEFO 34077: Vertebrae and fragments.

PEFO 34234: Caudal centrum.

 

PARRISH, 1999

Locality: Blue Lizard Mine Locality, Red Canyon, 37?33’33”N, 110?16’57”W, T37S, R15E, NE ¼ section 20, San Juan County, Utah.

Horizon: Monotor Butte Formation, Chinle Group (Monitor Butte Member, Chinle Formation).

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Carnian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic

Material:

UCM 76193: Proximal portion of a humerus.

 

POLCYN, WINKLER, JACOBS, & NEWMAN, 2002

Locality: Between the Petrified Forest National Park and St. Johns, near North Stinking Springs Mountain, Apache County, Arizona.

Horizon: Blue Mesa Member, Petrified Forest Formation, Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Adamanian, Latest Carnian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

SMU Numbers: Not given: A partial skeleton with osteoderms.

SMU Numbers: Not given: Isolated osteoderms.

 

SARIGÜL, AGNOLIN & CHATTERJEE, 2018

Locality: Miller Quarry (Post Quarry MOTT VPL 3624, TUPP, DMNH Locality 1160), 2 km due south of Cooper Creek on the R. C. Miller's Ranch, 8 km southeast of Post, Lat. 33°31’17”N, Long. 101°18’54"W, 9 miles southeast of Post Garza County, West Texas.

Horizon: Cooper Canyon Member, Dockum Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Early Norian Epoch, Middle Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

TTU-P11254a: Partial vertebral column and a pice of osteoderm.

= Vancleavea campi + Litorosuchus somnii LESSNER, PARKER, MARSH, NESBITT, IRMIS & MUELLER, 2018

TTU-P 11385: Complete left humerus.

 

SPIELMANN, & LUCAS, 2012

Locality: Quarry 2 of J. T. Gregory, (YPM locality 6649, UCMP locality 6148, NMMNH locality 485), NE 1/4, NE 1/4, NW 1/4 Section 3, T8N, R33E, Apache Canyon, Quay County, New Mexico.

 

Horizon: Lower Duke Ranch Member, Upper Redonda Formation, Chinle Group.

Biostratigraphy: Apachean characteristic assemblage.

 Age: Apachean, Rhaetian, Late Norian Stage, Late Triassic Epoch, Late Late Triassic.

 

Material:

 YPM 4265, 4268, 4270-4276, YPM uncatalogued (field number 1957/24): Osteoderms.