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Eosuchia

These had 2 large holes on each side of a diapsid (condition of reptilian skulls, 2 fenestrae (openings behind the orbit) type skull. Eosuchians include the Lepidosaurs, the earliest, most primitive members of the lizard-like reptiles.

The skull of Eosuchians are of diapsid type, having 2 holes on each side of the skull. They include the earliest and most primitive of the Lepidosaurs, lizard-like reptiles.

Prolacertidae

Kadimakara australiensis Lower Triassic, Arcadia Formation, the Crater, Queensland

Proterosuchidae

Kalisuchus rewanensis Lower Triassic Arcadia Formation, the Crater, Queensland

 

Sources & Further reading

Dinosaurs of Australia and New Zealand, John A. Long, UNSW Press, 1998

 

 

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