Aristosuchus pusillus (Owen, 1876)

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  • Title: Aristosuchus pusillus (Owen, 1876)
  • Type status: Holotype
  • State province: England
  • Specific epithet: pusillus
  • Scientific name authorship: (Owen, 1876)
  • Recorded by: Reverend W Fox; Fox
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Order: Saurischia
  • Locality: Brook
  • Latest period or highest system: Cretaceous
  • Latest era or highest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Latest epoch or Highest series: Early Cretaceous
  • Latest eon or highest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Latest age or Highest age: Barremian
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Identified by: Master - Professor Harry G. Seeley; b.18/02/1839; d.08/01/1909; Seeley
  • Higher geography: Europe; British Isles; England; Isle of Wight; Brook
  • Higher classification: Animalia; Chordata; Tetrapoda; Reptilia; Dinosauria; Saurischia; Theropoda; Tetanurae; Compsognathid
  • Group: Wealden, Wealden Group
  • Genus: Aristosuchus
  • Family: Compsognathidae
  • Earliest period or lowest system: Cretaceous
  • Earliest era or lowest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Earliest epoch or lowest series: Early Cretaceous
  • Earliest eon or Lowest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Earliest age or Lowestst age: Berriasian
  • Country: British Isles
  • Continent: Europe
  • Class: Reptilia