From Greek typo
, "shape" and thorax
8.2 feet/2.5 meters long
Late Triassic (215-205 million years ago)
Quay County, New Mexico
Spencer G. Lucas and Mike Pierce
A nearly complete skeleton of the aetosaur Typothorax was excavated by NMMNHS paleontologists from Upper Triassic rocks near Tucumcari, New Mexico. This image shows that the fossil preserved the animal’s skull. Typothorax became extinct during the Triassic.
See a reconstruction of Typothorax here.