Caiman latirostris Daudin 1801 (broud-snouted caiman)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Alligatoridae

Synonym: Caiman lutescens Rovereto 1912

Belongs to Caiman according to D. Riff et al. 2010

See also Lang and Guilette 2002, Langston 1965 and Puértolas et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Caiman australis, Caiman brevirostris, Caiman crocodilus, Caiman gasparinae, Caiman paranensis, Caiman praecursor, Caiman sclerops, Caiman wannlangstoni, Caiman yacare

Ecology: carnivore


• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Argentina (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (2), Venezuela (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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