Diplocynodon elavericus Martin 2010 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

Full reference: J. E. Martin. 2010. A new species of Diplocynodon (Crocodylia, Alligatoroidea) from the Late Eocene of the Massif Central, France, and the evolution of the genus in the climatic context of the Late Palaeogene. Geological Magazine 147(4):596-610

Belongs to Diplocynodon according to J. P. Rio et al. 2019

See also Delfino and Smith 2012 and Martin 2010

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

Type specimen: Rhinopolis B3, a skull (Almost complete skull with mandibular fragments and some osteoderms). Its type locality is Domérat, which is in a MP 18/MP 19 channel claystone in France.

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: found only at Domérat

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