Elosuchus de Lapparent de Broin 2002 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata - Pholidosauridae

Full reference: F. de Lapparent de Broin. 2002. Elosuchus, a new genus of crocodile from the Lower Cretaceous of the north of Africa. Comptes Rendus Palevol 1:275-285

Parent taxon: Pholidosauridae according to J. E. Martin and E. Buffetaut 2012

See also Andrade et al. 2011, Bronzati et al. 2012, de Lapparent de Broin 2002, Fiorelli and Calvo 2008, Fortier et al. 2011, Jouve et al. 2006 and Meunier and Larsson 2016

Sister taxa: Anglosuchus, Chalawan, Crocodilaemus, Meridiosaurus, Petrosuchus, Pholidosaurus, Sarcosuchus

Subtaxa: Elosuchus broinae Elosuchus cherifiensis

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Type: Thoracosaurus cherifiensis

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1 collection), Morocco (3), Niger (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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