Deinosuchus Holland 1909 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

Synonyms: Phobosuchus Nopcsa 1924, Polydectes Cope 1869

Parent taxon: Alligatoroidea according to A. A. Farke et al. 2014

See also Baird and Horner 1979, Brochu 1999, Carroll 1988, Erickson and Brochu 1999, Lucas et al. 2006, Miller 1967, Puértolas et al. 2011 and Rivera-Sylva et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Akanthosuchus, Bottosaurus perrugosus, Diplocynodontidae, Diplocynodontinae, Globidonta, Leidyosuchus, Protoalligator

Subtaxa: Deinosuchus riograndensis Deinosuchus rugosus Pliogonodon priscus

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Cretaceous of Mexico (2), United States (12: Georgia, Maryland, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Texas)

Total: 15 collections including 16 occurrences

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