Genus: Leptopleuron OWEN, 1851
Etymology: Greek, leptos, “slender”, Greek, pleuron, “rib”: Slender ribs.
= Telerpeton MANTELL, 1852
Etymology: Greek, tele, “far off”, Greek, herpeton, “reptile”: Far-off reptile.

Species: lacertinum OWEN, 1851
Etymology:

Holotype: RSM 1891.92.528 and 528a

Locality: Spynie Quarry, Elgin, Morayshire, Grampian Province, Scotland, Northern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Lossiemouth Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Carnian, lower Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material: Fragmentary skull and fragmentary skeleton.

Referred material:

RSM 1966.43.7: Poorly-preserved ventral postranium.

RSM 1966.43.10:

BMNH R3136: Partial skull, cervical vertebrae, ribs, shoulder girdle and right forelimb.

BMNH R3144:

BMNH R3145: Skull and poscrania in venral view.

BMNH R3147:

BMNH R3362: Skull, cervical, dorsal, sacral and caudal vertebrae, ribs, both girdles, forelimbs and hindlimbs.

BMNH R3363:

BMNH R3365:

BMNH R3558: Right mandibular ramus.

BMNH R3917: Partial skull and postcranium.

BMNH R3918: Postcrania with long tail.

BMNH R3919: Skull, cervical and dorsal vertebrae, ribs, shoulder girdle, and left forelimb.

BMNH R3120:

BMNH R3922:

BMNH R3923:

BMNH R3924:

BMNH R3925:

BMNH R3926: Partial skull, dorsal vertebrae, and ribs.

BMNH R3927: Palatal view of skull.

BMNH R3928: Left posterior edge of skull.

BMNH R3930: Partial maxilla and jugal.

BMNH R3931: Left mandibular ramus.

BMNH R4779: Skull, cervical, dorsal, sacral and anterior caudal vertebrae, ribs, both girdles, forelimbs and hindlimbs.

BMNH R5487: Partial skull.

ELGNM 1920.5: Skull, cervical, dorsal, sacral and caudal vertebrae, ribs, gastralia, both girdles, forelimbs and hindlimbs.

ELGNM 1978.718: Well-preserved postcrania with partial skull.

ELGNM 1978.726:

ELGNM 1978.727:

ELGNM 1978.1-3:

BGS (GSM) 91079:

BGS (GSM) 91082:

BGS (GSM) 91083:

BGS (GSM) 91084:

BGS (GSM) 91087: Poorly-preserved dorsal postcrania.

BGS (GSM) 91088:

BGS (GSM) 91093: Postcrania wiht good limb preservation in ventral view.

RSM.GY. 1984.20.34: Skull with excellent braincase.

Tubingen Pv 18415:

GPIT/AM/00682: Moderately-preserved skull and postcrania.

SPENCER, 2000

NMS 1984.20.4: Partial skull and mandible.

 

PATON, 1975

Locality: Lossiemouth, Morayshire, Grampian Province, Scotland, Northern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Lossiemouth Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Carnian, lower Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

RSM: 1 partial skeleton and 1 snout.

 

= Telerpeton elginense MANTELL, 1952
Same specimen as type.

HUENE, 1919.

HUENE, 1919.

Referred material:

BOULENGER, 1904

Locality: Lossiemouth, Morayshire, Grampian Province, Scotland, Northern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Lossiemouth Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Carnian, lower Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

A: Fragmentary skull and fragmentary skeleton.

B: Skull and skeleton minus the tail. (East Quarry)

C: Imperfect skull. (West Quarry)

 

LYDEKKER, 1888

Locality: Lossemouth, Morayshire, Grampian Province, Scotland, Northern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Lossiemouth Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Carnian, lower Late Triassic Epoch, Late Triassic.

Material:

BMNH 38244: Fragmentary skeleton.