Fossils are defined as any evidenceĀ of prehistoric life. There are two types of fossils: Body Fossils include remains of skeletal bones, shell, carapace, test and teeth. Trace Fossils are clues the organism existed such as foot prints, tracks, burrows and coprolites (fossil dung). To see my model Phytosaur and where it fits in the Archosauromorph group click here.

Kingdom: Animalia – Phylum: Chordata – Class: Reptilia – Clade: Archosaur – Clade: Eucrocopoda – Clade: Crurotarsi – Order: Phytosauria


Triassic Period


Phytosaur Teeth

Upper Triassic

North America

Phytosaur Bone-fragments

Upper Triassic

New Mexico, United States

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