Gavialosuchus Toula and Kail 1885 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

Synonym: Megalodelphis Kellogg 1944

Full reference: F. Toula and J. A. Kail. 1885. Über einen Krokodil−Schädel aus den Tertiärablagerungen von Eggenburg in Niederösterreich: eine paläontologische studie. Denkschriften der Keiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften von Wien, Mathematisch−Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 50:299-355

Parent taxon: Tomistominae according to H.-Y. Shan et al. 2009

See also Brochu 2004, Brochu 2007, Carroll 1988, Erickson and Sawyer 1996, Jouve et al. 2008, Kellogg 1944, Kobayashi et al. 2006, Laurito and Valerio 2008, Martin and Buffetaut 2008, Morgan 1986, Puértolas et al. 2011, Sherman 1952 and Uhen and Pyenson 2007

Sister taxa: Atacisaurus, Atacisaurus glareae, Dollosuchoides, Dollosuchus, Ferganosuchus, Gavialis breviceps, Gavialis curvirostris, Gavialis leptodus, Gavialis pachyrhynchus, Kentisuchus, Maomingosuchus, Maroccosuchus, Megadontosuchus, Paratomistoma, Penghusuchus, Rhamphosuchus, Thecachampsa, Tomistoma, Tomistoma lyceense, Toyotamaphimeia

Subtaxa: Gavialosuchus eggenburgensis

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Type: Gavialosuchus eggenburgensis

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: South Carolina collection)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Bolivia (1), Brazil (1), France (1), Germany (2), United States (7: Florida, Maryland, Texas, florida)

• Oligocene of United States (1: South Carolina)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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