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Crurotarsans
Temporal range:
Lower Triassicpresent
250 mya – 0
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Life restoration of Protome batalaria
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Life restoration of Ornithosuchus woodwardi
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The Crurotarsi are one of the two main groups of archosaurs. It includes the archosaurs (living today are crocodiles and birds). It also includes all their ancestors and relatives right back to the early Triassic period, including the Pseudosuchia.

Crurotarsi:

Both main groups of Archosaurs are defined by features of their ankle joints.

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