Susisuchus Salisbury et al. 2003 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata

Full reference: S. W. Salisbury, E. Frey, D. M. Martill and M.-C. Buchy. 2003. A new crocodilian from the Lower Cretaceous Crato of north-eastern Brazil. Palaeontographica. Abteilung A, Palaozoologie - Stratigraphie 270(1-3):3-47

Parent taxon: Eusuchia according to M. B. d. Andrade et al. 2011

See also Bronzati et al. 2012, Figueiredo and Kellner 2009, Figueiredo et al. 2011, Fortier and Schultz 2009, Frey and Salisbury 2007 and Salisbury et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Aegyptosuchidae, Allodaposuchidae, Cocodrylidae, Crocodylia, Dolichochampsidae, Heterosuchus valdensis, Hylaeochampsidae, Isisfordia, Longirostres, Paralligatoridae, Portugalosuchus, Pristichampsus, Pristichampsus rollinati, Wanosuchus

Subtaxa: Susisuchus anatoceps Susisuchus jaguaribensis

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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