Genus: Ornithosuchus NEWTON, 1894
Etymology:
= Dasygnathoides KUHN, 1961
Etymology:
= Dasygnathus HUXLEY, 1877 non MacLEAY, 1819
Etymology:

Species: longidens (HUXLEY, 1877) NEWTON, 1894
= Dasygnathus longidens HUXLEY, 1877
= Dasygnathoides longidens (HUXLEY, 1877) KUHN, 1961
Etymology:

Holotype: EM 1978.570-571

Locality: West Quarry, Elgin, Moryshire Province, Scotland, Northern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Lossiemouth Sandstone Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material: Lower part of left maxilla, right pterygoid, stapes, a partial caudal vertebra, a phalanx and chevron-bone, right nasal, left articular.

Referred material:

EM 15R Impression of a right pterygoid.

 

BENTON & SPENCER, 1995/PEACOCK et al, 1968

Locality: East Lodge, Findrassie (NJ 207652, NJ 204651), Scotland, Northern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Lossiemouth Sandstone Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material:

ELGNM:

 

= Ornithosuchus woodwardi NEWTON, 1894
Etymology:

Holotype: BMNH R2409-2410.

Locality: West Quarry, Elgin, Moryshire Province, Scotland, Northern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Lossiemouth Sandstone Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material: Skull, dentary, 13 dorsal, 3 sacral and 21 caudal vertebrae, left ilium, both ischia, pubis, left femur, right tibia and fibula, 2 tarsal bones, left pes.

 

= Ornithosuchus taylori BROOM, 1913
Etymology:

Holotype:

Locality: West Quarry, Elgin, Moryshire Province, Scotland, Northern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Lossiemouth Sandstone Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

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

Specimen one.

BMNH R 3142: The greater part of a somewhat distorted and crushed skull in several pieces, cervical vertebrae with dorsal scutes, caudal scutes caudal vertebrae, crushed shoulder girdle, right humerus, proximal ends of radius and ulna, proximal end of left humerus, gastralia.

Specimen two.

BMNH R 3143: Right rostral part of skull and corresponding part of the mandible, left impressions of the right border of the rostal part of the skull and the posterior three-fifths of the right mandibular ramus, left premaxilla and maxilla and the corresponding ramus of the lower jaw, together with its symphysis and the hyoid cornua.

Referred material:

BMNH R 3152: Right pubis.

BMNH R 3561: A skull, a series of vertebrae from about the 9th dorsal to the posterior region of tail, with dermal scutes, pelvis, right femur, proximal ends of tibia and fibula, and left femur.

BMNH R 3916: Skull, 5th cervical to 1st sacral, dorsal scutes, almost the entire shoulder girdle and right fore-limb, left humerus, incomplete pelvis, proximal half of right femur, abdominal ribs.

BMNH R 8170: 10 small dorsal vertebrae with ribs and scutes, left scapula, coracoid and humerus, skull.

 

Locality: Spynie Quarry, Lossiemouth, Elgin, Moryshire Province, Scotland, Northern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Lossiemouth Sandstone Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material:

GSM 91072-78, 91080-81, 91085-86: A series of poorly preserved small vertebrae with paired scutes above, traces of a fore-limb, and a pair of hollow femora incomplete at both ends.

 


Locality: East Quarry, Lossiemouth, Elgin, Moryshire Province, Scotland, Northern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Lossiemouth Sandstone Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material:

BMNH R 3149: A skull and most of the skeleton.

 


Locality: West Quarry, Lossiemouth, Elgin, Moryshire Province, Scotland, Northern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Lossiemouth Sandstone Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

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

Material:

L 8271: Part of a skull, posterior cervical and /or anterior dorsal vertebrae, scutes, right scapula and most of fore-limb.

 

SPENCER & ISAAC, 1983

Locality: Devon County, England, Southern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Otter Sandstone Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Anisian Stage, Lower Mid Triassic Epoch, Middle Triassic.

Material:

Number: Not given: Teeth, left pre-frontal, both anterior halves of the frontals and both nasals.