Paratomistoma Brochu and Gingerich 2000 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

Full reference: C. A. Brochu and P. D. Gingerich. 2000. New tomistomine crocodylian from the middle Eocene (Bartonian) of Wadi Hitan, Fayum Province, Egypt. Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology The University of Michgian 30(10):251-268

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

See also Brochu 2004, Brochu 2007, Brochu and Gingerich 2000, Jouve et al. 2008 and Kobayashi et al. 2006

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

Subtaxa: Paratomistoma courti

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Type: Paratomistoma courti

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: found only at Wadi Hitan ZV-80 (Eocene of Egypt)

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