Diplocynodon buetikonensis von Meyer 1855 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

Alternative combination: Crocodilus buetikonensis

Full reference: H. von Meyer. 1855. Crocodilus Bütikonensis, aus der Süsswasser-Molasse von Bütikon in der Schweiz [Crocodilus bütikonensis from the Freshwater Molasse of Bütikon in Switzerland]. Palaeontographica 4(3):66-71

Belongs to Diplocynodon according to E. Scherer 1978

See also von Meyer 1855

Sister taxa: Crocodylus dalpiazi, Crocodylus monsvialensis, Diplocynodon darwini, Diplocynodon deponiae, Diplocynodon elavericus, Diplocynodon hantoniensis, Diplocynodon muelleri, Diplocynodon plenidens, Diplocynodon ratelii, Diplocynodon remensis, Diplocynodon tormis, Diplocynodon ungeri

Type specimen: PIMUZ A/III 183, a partial skull (partial skull with mandible and a few associated osteoderms)

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: found only at Büttikon (Miocene of Switzerland)

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