An isolated skull of a procolophonid is described from the Owl Rock Member of the Chinle Formation in the Abajo Mountains of southeast Utah. Although poorly preserved, this specimen exhibits features that demonstrate a phylogenetic relationship with leptopleuronine procolophonids. These include the dentition, the greatly expanded orbitotemporal opening, the prominent quadratojugal spikes, and the shape of the jugal.
|Original language||English (US)|
|State||Published - Nov 9 2005|
- Chinle Formation
- Late Triassic
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