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Crocodylus depressifrons

Reptilia - Crocodylidae

Taxonomy
Crocodylus depressifrons was named by Blainville (1855). Its type specimen is MNHN G 160, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Muirancourt, which is in an Eocene terrestrial lignite in France.

It was recombined as Asiatosuchus depressifrons by Delfino et al. (2017).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1855Crocodylus depressifrons Blainville
1855Crocodilus depressifrons de Blainville
1909Crocodilus depressifrons Dollo p. 109
1938Crocodilus depressifrons Swinton p. 31
2017Asiatosuchus depressifrons Delfino et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Paracrocodylomorpha
Loricata(Merrem 1820)
Crocodylomorpha()
suborderCrocodyliformes
MesoeucrocodyliaWhetstone and Whybrow 1983
NeosuchiaClark 1988
suborderEusuchiaHuxley 1875
Crocodylia(Owen 1842)
BrevirostresCuvier
superfamilyCrocodyloideaDeraniyagala 1939
familyCrocodylidaeCuvier 1807
subfamilyCrocodylinaeCuvier 1807
genusCrocodylusLaurenti 1768
speciesdepressifronsBlainville 1855

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available