Caipirasuchus Iori and Carvalho 2011 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata - Sphagesauridae

Full reference: F. V. Iori and I. S. Carvalho. 2011. Caipirasuchus paulistanus, a new sphagesaurid (Crocodylomorpha, Mesoeucrocodylia) from the Adamantina Formation (Upper Cretaceous, Turonian–Santonian), Bauru Basin, Brazil. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31(6):1255-1264

Parent taxon: Sphagesauridae according to A. G. Martinelli et al. 2018

See also Iori and Carvalho 2011, Iori et al. 2013 and Pol et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Adamantinasuchus, Armadillosuchus, Caryonosuchus, Sphagesaurus, Yacarerani

Subtaxa: Caipirasuchus mineirus Caipirasuchus montealtensis Caipirasuchus paulistanus Caipirasuchus stenognathus

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Type: Caipirasuchus paulistanus

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections including 6 occurrences

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