Sarcosuchus hartti Marsh 1869 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata

Alternative combinations: Crocodilus hartti, Goniopholis hartti

Synonym: Sarcosuchus hartii Marsh 1869

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1869. Notice of some new reptilian remains from the Cretaceous of Brazil. American Journal of Sciences and Arts 47:442-444

Belongs to Sarcosuchus according to M. B. d. Andrade et al. 2011

See also Bronzati et al. 2012, Buffetaut and Taquet 1977, Fortier and Schultz 2009, Maury 1930, Mawson and Woodward 1907 and Norell and Storrs 1989

Sister taxon: Sarcosuchus imperator

Type specimens:

  • Sarcosuchus hartti: YPM 516, a tooth. Its type locality is Plataforma, which is in a Hauterivian/Barremian terrestrial conglomerate/shale in Brazil.
  • Sarcosuchus hartii:

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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