New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

 

Eocyclotosaurus


Eocyclotosaurus
Amphibian
Pronunciation: ee - oh - sye - KLO - tow - sore - us
Diet: Meat Eater
Age: Middle Triassic
Image By: Matt Celeskey
Date: Spring 2008

Eocyclotosaurus (ee • oh • sye • KLO • tow • sore • us) was an amphibian with a thick, flat and shovel-shaped skull found in the Moenkopi Formation in New Mexico. This fish eater is closely related to metoposaurs, a group of Late Triassic amphibians.