Genus: Metoposaurus LYDEKKER, 1890
Etymology:
= Metopias MEYER, 1844 non GORY, 1832
Etymology:

Species: diagnosticus (MEYER, 1844) LYDEKKER, 1890
Subspecies: diagnosticus (MEYER, 1844) SULEJ, 2002
Etymology:
= Metoposaurus diagnosticus (MEYER, 1844) LYDEKKER, 1890
= Metopias diagnosticus MEYER, 1844
= Labyrinthodon diagnosticus (MEYER, 1844) OWEN, 1861

Holotype: SMNS 10825

Locality: Feuerbacher Heide (Feuerbacher Haide of older authors), near Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemburg State, Germany.

Horizon: Schilfsandstein.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Early-late Carnian Stage, Lower Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material: Fragmentary skull.

Referred material:

FRAAS

SMNS 4943: Skull.

SMNS 1010, 1011 (part and counterpart): An almost complete skull roof with a fragment of a left ramus of the lower jaw preserved in sandstone.

SMNS: Skull and fragmentary skeleton.

MILNER & SCHOCH, 2004

SMNS 59768: 2 centra.

 

CORROY, 1928

Locality: Gemmelaincourt, Crainvillers and Baden-Wurtemberg, France and Germany.

Horizon: Lower Keuper.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Triassic.

Material:

Number: Not given: Fragmentary clavicles and interclavicles.

 

HUENE, 1908

Locality: Aust Cliff, near Bristol, Gloucestershire County, England, Southern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Keuper.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Triassic.

Material:

Number: Not given:

 

 

MILNER & SCHOCH, 2004

Locality: Rilchingen-Hanweiler, Germany.

Horizon: Schilfsandstein.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Early-late Carnian Stage, Lower Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

SMNS 5143: Right half of skull (roof and palate) with artiulated 2/3rds of the trunk.

 

 

WERNEBURG, 1990/1991

Locality: Bedheim, South Thurigen, Thuringia State, Germany.

Horizon: Lower Keuper.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Triassic.

Material:

Naturhistorisches Museum Schleusigne, NHMS-MT 1: Fragmentary Interclavicle and clavicle.

Phyletisches Museum Jena, PMJ-P124, 1247: Interclavicles.

 

= Metoposaurus heimi KUHN, 1932
Etymology:

Holotype: BSP 1931 X 3

Locality: Near Ebrach, Upper Franconia, Bayern (Bavaria) State, southeastern Germany.

Horizon: Middle Keuper, Hassberge Formation, Blasensandstein.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Carnian (Julina) Stage, Lower Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material: Skull.

 


= Metoposaurus stuttgariensis FRAAS, 1913
Etymology: In reference to Stuttgart, Baden-Wurtemberug State, Germany.
=Metopias (Metoposaurus) stuttgartiensis FRAAS, 1913

Syntypes: SMNS 12713, 12714

Locality: Sonnenberg, near Stuttgart, Baden-Wurtemberug State, Germany.

Horizon: Keuper.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Triassic.

Material: 12713 some ribs and 12714 vertebrae.

Referred material:

SMNS 12710: Exocciptial.

HUENE, 1922

Nr. 12710: Left exocciptial.

MILNER & SCOCH, 2004

SMNS 210: Lingual portion of a mandible.

SMNS 309: Partial symphysis.

SMNS 10505: Intercentrum.

 

Locality: Rote Wand, Untere Bute Mergel, Baden-Wurtemberug State, Germany.

Horizon: Keuper.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Triassic.

Material:

SMNS 56633: Small skull.

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Subspecies: krasiejowensis SULEJ, 2002
Etymology: In reference to the village of Krasiejow, Silesia Province, Poland, the type locality.
= Metoposaurus diagnosticus DZIK, SUIEJ, KAIM & NIEDZWIDEZKI, 2000

Holotype: ZPAL Ab III 358

Locality: Krasiejo, Opole Silesia, Silesia Province, Poland.

Horizon: Probably Drawno beds coeval to the Lehrberg Beds of Germany.

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material: Skull.

Referred material:

ZPAL AB III 10, 116, 681, 682, 683, 684, 689: Complete skulls.

ZPAL Ab III 3, 4, 11, 318: Almost complete skulls.

ZPAL Ab III 6: Postorbital parts of skull.

ZPAL Ab III 13, 357: A preorbital skull fragment.

ZPAL Ab III 90, 91, 92, 117, 122, 314: Dermal elements of the shoulder girdle incomplete interclavicles.

ZPAL Ab III 317: A complete interclavicle.

ZPAL Ab III 72, 87, 143: Incomplete interclavicles.

ZPAL Ab III 306, 333: Almost complete clavicles.

KONIETZK-MEIER & WAWRO, 2007

UOBS 02068-02070, ZPAL AbIII 685/1: 4 complete skulls.

UOBS 01288, 02059-02061, 2067, ZPAL AbIII899, AbIII970/1, AbIII1671: 8 mandibles.

GRUTMEJER, KONIETZKO-MEIER, & BODZIOCH, 2016/KONIETZKO-MEIER, GRUNTMEJER, MARCE-NOGUGUE, BODZIOCH & FORTUNY, 2018

UOPB 00124, 01029: Nealry conplete skull.

GRUNTMEJER, KONIETZKO-MEIER, BODZIOCH & FORTUNY, 2018

UOPB 012017, 01144, 01145: Mandibles.

KONIETZKO-MEIER, TESCHNER, BODZIOCH & SANDER, 2020

UOPB 0097/10-25: Humers, radius, ulna, and bones of the manus, clavicle, interclavical, patial scapula, ribs, and centrum.

TESCHNER, SANDER & KONIETZKO-MEIER, 2018

UOBS 0034, 00036, 00108, 11019, 00126, 00574, 01418: Complete humerii.

UOPB 00033, 00113,00494, 00777: Humeri with destroyed distal ends.


Locality: Sonnenberg, near Stuttgart, Baden-Wurtemberug State, Germany.

Horizon: Lehrberg beds, Middle Keuper.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Triassic.

Material:

SMNS 11423: An interclavicle and left clavicle



= Meptosaurus sp indet.

Locality: Fichtenberg, Baden-Wurtemberug State, Germany.

Horizon: Lehrberg beds, Middle Kuper, Kieselsandstein.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Triassic.

Material:

SMNS 80573: An impression of the part of the skull roof.

 

= Metoposaurus diagnosticus LYDEKKER, 1890

Locality: Near Stuttgart, Baden-Wurtemberg State, Germany.

Horizon: Keuper.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Triassic.

Material:

BMNH 37938: Fragmentary skull.

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Species: bakeri (CASE, 1931) BAIRD, 1986
Etymology:
= Buettneria bakeri CASE, 1931

Holotype: UCMP 13055

Locality: Elkins Place Bonebed, about 23 miles north of Snyder, in Section 32, Block 4, of the H. and G.N. Survey, Scurry County, Texas.

Horizon: “Pre-Tecovas Horizon”, Dockum Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Carnian Stage, Lower Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.
Note: old Camp Springs Member of the Dockum Formation), Early-Late Carnian, Late Triassic.

Material: Skull.

Paratypes:

UCMP 14154, UCMP 14098: Posterior portion of 2 skulls.

Referred material:

UCMP 12946: Right femur.

UCMP 12940: Fragmentary humerus.

UCMP 13027, UCMP 13029: Interclavicles.

CASE 1932

UCMP 13822: Left half of skull.

UCMP 13820: Skull.

UCMP 13823: Skull and jaws.

UCMP 13947, 13949: Lower jaws.

UCMP 13975: Section of tooth.

UCMP 13816: Squamosal.

UCMP 13799: Tabular.

UCMP 13806: Quadratojual.

UCMP 13810: Quadrate.

UCMP 12940, 13775: Humerii.

UCMP 13774: Ulna.

UCMP 13784: Raidus.

UCMP 13773, 12946: Femora.

UCMP 13781: Fibula (ulna?)

UCMP 13782: Tibia (radius?)

UCMP 13789: Ilium.

UCMP 13786: Pubo-ischium.

UCMP 14205: Neural arch.

UCMP 13792: Axis.

UCMP 13776, 13788: Ribs.

UCMP 13028, 13825, 13824, 13943, 13896-13904: Clavicles.

UCMP 13027, 13910-13915, 13905-13908, 13029: Interclavicles.

MCZ 1054: Skull.

HUNT, 1993

UCMP 13055, 13820, 13823, 13822, 14098, 14154, 13596, 14262: Skulls or partial skulls.

UMMP 13792: Axis.

UCMP 13824-25, 13903, 13898: Clavicles.

LONG & MURRY, 1995

UMMP 13283: Skull and right mandible.

UMMP 13944, 13946, 13947, 13948, 13949, 12970, 13945: Mandibulare.

UMMP 13799: Tabular.

UMMP 13819, 14098: Exoccipitals (9).

UMMP 12816, 13817: Squamosals (7).

UMMP 13806: Quadratojugals (8).

UMMP 12810: Quadrate (1).

UMMP 13787: Epipterygoid.

UMMP 13792: Vertebrae.

UMMP 13776: Ribs (6).

UMMP 13789: Ilia (6).

UMMP 13775, 13772: Humeri (2).

UMMP 13773: Femora (3).

UMMP 13774: Ulnae (4).

UMMP 13784: Radii (4).

UMMP 13781: Fibulae (2).

UMMP 13782: Tibia (1).

UMMP 12784: Metapodials (2).

 

HUNT, 1991/1993/LUCAS, HUNT & LONG, 1992

Locality: Minas Basin, Fundy Basin, Nova Scotia Province, Canada.

Horizon: Evangeline Member, Wolfville Formation, Fundy Group, Newark Supergroup.

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material:

YPM VPPU 021742: Impression of skull roof.

 

HOULE, & MUELLER, 2004

Locality: Garza County, Texas.

Horizon: Cooper Canyon Formation, Dockum Group.

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material:

MOTT VPl 3869: Complete skull:

Numbers: Not given: Fragmentary skull, slavicles, and interclavicles.

 


= Eupelor fraasi jonesi (CASE, 1910) COLBERT & IMBRIE, 1956 (partim)
= Metoposaurus fraasi jonesi (CASE, 1910) ROY CHOWDHURY, 1965 (partim)

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Species: algarvensis BRUSATTE, BUTLER, MATEUS & STEYER, 2015
Etymology: Latin, from Algarve, the region in southern Portugal where the specimens are from.

Holotype: FCT-UNL 600 (field number P-C5-11A)

Locality: Penina Bonebed, Loule Municipality, Algarve Region, southern Portugal.

Horizon: Upper part of Gres de Silves Formation (or Group).

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Triassic-Early Jurassic.

Material: Nearly complete skull preserving the occiput and part of the palate but lacking the anterior tip of the skull.

Referred material:

FCT-UNL 601 (field number P-C5-IIB): P partial but larger skull preserved together with the holotype, adn preserving part of the occiput and palate.

FCT-UNL 604: Fragment of the anterior end of skull, preserving the anterior portion of snouth and the circumnarial region.

FCT-UNL-605 (field number P-C6-2): Posterior portino of a large skull.

FCT-UNL 606 (field number P-D6-4): A relatively complete large skull.

FCT-UNL 607 (field number P-D7-2): The occipital region of a large skull.

FCT-UNL 608 (field number P-D7-5): A fragment of the palatal region of the left skull, including portions of the maxilla and jugal on teh dorsal surface.

FCT-UNL 609 (field number P-B3-9): A well preserved and relaitively complete left mandible missing the posterior region, including the glenoid.

FCT-UNL 610 (field number P-X2): The symphysial region of a right dentary.

FCT-UNL 611 (field number P-A3025): Left clavicle and associated inerclavicle.

FCT-UNL 612 (field number P-D7-8): A partial right clavicle.

FCT-UNL 613 (field number P-C6-5): A blocke of associated interclavicles.