Metriorhynchus superciliosus de Blainville 1853 (marine crocodile)

Reptilia - Loricata - Metriorhynchidae

Alternative combinations: Crocodilus superciliosus, Metriorhynchus superciliosum

Synonyms: Metriorhynchus jaekeli Schmidt 1904, Steneosaurus dasyceps Seeley 1869, Teleosaurus superciliosus Deslongchamps 1867

Belongs to Metriorhynchus according to J. Parrilla-Bel and J. I. Canudo 2015

See also Adams-Tresman 1987, Andrews 1913, Araujo et al. 2008, Bronzati et al. 2012, Delair 1958, Nascimento and Zaher 2011, Sertich and O'Connor 2014, Young et al. 2013, Young et al. 2010 and Young et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Metriorhynchus brachyrhynchus, Metriorhynchus casamiquelai, Metriorhynchus geoffroyii, Metriorhynchus hastifer, Metriorhynchus littoreus, Metriorhynchus moreli, Metriorhynchus palpebosus, Metriorhynchus westermanni

Type specimens:

  • Metriorhynchus superciliosus: MNHN 8903 (neotype), a partial skull
  • Metriorhynchus jaekeli:
  • Steneosaurus dasyceps:
  • Teleosaurus superciliosus:

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (2 collections), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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