Borealosuchus Brochu 1997 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

Full reference: C. A. Brochu. 1997. A review of "Leidyosuchus" (Crocodyliformes, Eusuchia) from the Cretaceous through Eocene of North America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 17(4):679-697

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

See also Brochu 1997, Brochu 2000, Brochu et al. 2012, Bronzati et al. 2012, Burger 2007, Fiorelli and Calvo 2008, Jouve et al. 2008, Martin and Buffetaut 2008, Martin et al. 2010, Nascimento and Zaher 2011, Osi et al. 2007, Pol and Norell 2004, Puértolas et al. 2011, Sertich and O'Connor 2014, Wu et al. 2001 and Zaher et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Amphicoelia, Archaeosuchidae, Asiatosuchus zajsanicus, Baharijodon, Batrachopodidae, Bottosaurus tuberculatus, Brachydectes major, Brachygnathosuchus, Brevirostres, Coelospondilia, Colossoemys, Colossoemys macrococcygeana, Crocodilus delucii, Dijaquesopus, Dinosuchus terror, Diplocynodus sphenops, Diplosaurus, Emys quaternaria, Europaeosuchus, Gavialis dixoni, Gavialis papuensis, Gavialoidea, Hatcherichnus, Isselosaurus, Isselosaurus doduni, Kuangyuanpus, Laiyangpus, Machinosaurus, Nihilichnus, Peipesuchus, Pinacosuchus, Planocraniidae, Pristichampsinae, Procoelia, Procrocodilia, Pyrenodon, Rhabdosauridae, Rhytisodon, Stenosaurus, Stromerosuchus, Tienosuchus, Trialestia

Subtaxa: Borealosuchus acutidentatus Borealosuchus formidabilis Borealosuchus griffithi Borealosuchus sternbergii Borealosuchus threeensis Borealosuchus wilsoni Leidyosuchus riggsi

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (11: Texas, Wyoming collections)

• Paleocene of Canada (2: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (24: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of United States (75: Colorado, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 113 collections including 114 occurrences

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