Ocepesuchus Jouve et al. 2008 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

Full reference: S. Jouve, N. Bardet, N.-E. Jalil, X. P. Suberbiola, B. Bouya and M. Amaghzaz. 2008. The oldest African crocodylomorph: phylogeny, paleobiogeography, and differential survivorship of marine reptiles through the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 28(2):409-421

Parent taxon: Gavialoidea according to S. Jouve et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Argochampsa, Crocodilus basifissus, Crocodilus basitruncatus, Crocodilus fastigiatus, Crocodilus marylandicus, Crocodilus obscurus, Crocodilus tenebrosus, Eogavialis, Eosuchus, Eothoracosaurus, Gavialis, Gryposuchinae, Holopsisuchus cordatus, Holopsisuchus glyptodon, Holopsisuchus pneumaticus, Thecachampsa serratus, Thecachampsoides, Thoracosaurus, Thoracosaurus grandis

Subtaxa: Ocepesuchus eoafricanus

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Type: Ocepesuchus eoafricanus

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: found only at Oulad Abdoun Basin (Cretaceous of Morocco)

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