Susisuchus anatoceps 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

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

See also Figueiredo et al. 2011, Fortier and Schultz 2009 and Puértolas et al. 2011

Sister taxon: Susisuchus jaguaribensis

Type specimen: SMNK 3804 PAL, a partial skeleton (Incomplete partially articulated skeleton). Its type locality is Between Nova Olinda and Santana do Cariri, which is in an Aptian terrestrial horizon in the Crato Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: carnivore


• Cretaceous of Brazil (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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