Araripesuchus rattoides Sereno and Larsson 2009 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata

Full reference: P. C. Sereno and H. C. E. Larsson. 2009. Cretaceous crocodyliformes from the Sahara. ZooKeys 28:1-143

Belongs to Araripesuchus according to M. Bronzati et al. 2012

See also Sereno and Larsson 2009

Sister taxa: Araripesuchus buitreraensis, Araripesuchus gomesii, Araripesuchus patagonicus, Araripesuchus tsangatsangana, Araripesuchus wegeneri

Type specimen: CMN 41893, a mandible (right dentary preserving alveoli 1-14). Its type locality is Araripesuchus rattoides type locality, which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial horizon in the Kem Kem Formation of Morocco.

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Morocco (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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