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Desmatosuchinae
Fossil range: Carnian, 228.0 to 216.5 Ma
Desmatosuchus BW
Desmatosuchus, one of the largest aetosaurs at 16 feet long.
Scientific classification

Class

Reptilia

Subclass

Diapsida

Infraclass

Archosauromorpha

Superorder

Archosauria

(Unranked)

Neoarchosauria

(Unranked)

Suchia

Suborder

Aetosauria

Family

Stagonolepididae

Subfamily

Desmatosuchinae
Huene, 1942

Genera

Desmatosuchinae is a subfamily of extinct aetosaurs described by German paleontologist Friedrich von Huene in 1942. The type genus is Desmatosuchus. Remains of this subfamily have been found in Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul).

ReferencesEdit

Postosuchus BW

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