Mecistops Gray 1844 (crocodile)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Crocodylidae

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

Sister taxa: Aigialosuchus, Crocodylus, Eoalligator, Euthecodon, Osteolaemus, Tadzhikosuchus

Subtaxa: Mecistops cataphractus Mecistops nkondoensis

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Type: Crocodylus cataphractus

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Kenya (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Kenya (1), Uganda (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Uganda (5), Zaire (1)

• Miocene of Kenya (1)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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