Neptunidraco Cau and Fanti 2011 (marine crocodile)

Reptilia - Loricata - Metriorhynchidae

Full reference: A. Cau and F. Fanti. 2011. The oldest known metriorhynchid crocodylian from the Middle Jurassic of North-eastern Italy: Neptunidraco ammoniticus gen. et sp. nov. Gondwana Research 19:550-565

Parent taxon: Geosaurinae according to J. Parrilla-Bel and J. I. Canudo 2015

See also Cau and Fanti 2011, Young 2013 and Young et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Dakosaurus, Geosaurini, Geosaurus, Plesiosuchus, Suchodus, Torvoneustes, Tyrannoneustes

Subtaxa: Neptunidraco ammoniticus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Italy (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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