Caipirasuchus paulistanus 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

Belongs to Caipirasuchus according to D. Pol et al. 2014

See also Iori and Carvalho 2011 and Iori et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Caipirasuchus mineirus, Caipirasuchus montealtensis, Caipirasuchus stenognathus

Type specimen: MPMA 67-0001/00, a partial skeleton (Skull, mandible and part of the postcranial skeleton). Its type locality is São Francisco Farm, which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian terrestrial sandstone in the Adamantina Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: found only at São Francisco Farm

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