Quick facts for kidsColobops
Temporal range: Middle Norian 214–210Ma
|A 3D reconstruction of the skull of Colobops
Colobops is a genus of reptile from the Late Triassic of Connecticut. It was named as a distinct species in 2018.
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The original fossil prior to further preparation and 3D rendering
Under the interpretation that Colobops is a basal rhynchosaur, it would have been closely related to this reptile, Mesosuchus
Under the interpretation that Colobops is a rhynchocephalian, it would have been closely related to clevosaurs such as this reptile, Brachyrhinodon