Saltopus

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Saltopus
Temporal range: Upper Triassic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
(unranked): Ornithodira
Genus: Saltopus
von Huene, 1910
Species
  • S. elginensis von Huene, 1910 (type)

Saltopus was a small, lightly-built Upper Triassic reptile. So few bones were found that its exact nature is not known.

It was 60 centimeters (23 in) long, not much bigger than a rabbit, and was discovered in Scotland by Friedrich von Huene in 1910.

It was a carnivore. Not much more can be said until more remains are discovered.