Aktiogavialis Vélez-Juarbe et al. 2007 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

Full reference: J. Vélez-Juarbe, C. A. Brochu, and H. Santos. 2007. A gharial from the Oligocene of Puerto Rico: transoceanic dispersal in the history of a non-marine reptile. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 274:1245-1254

Parent taxon: Gryposuchinae according to R. Salas-Gismondi et al. 2018

See also Salas-Gismondi et al. 2016 and Vélez-Juarbe et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Dadagavialis, Gryposuchus, Ikanogavialis, Piscogavialis, Siquisiquesuchus

Subtaxa: Aktiogavialis caribesi Aktiogavialis puertoricensis

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Type: Aktiogavialis puertoricensis

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Venezuela (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Puerto Rico (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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