Diplocynodon hantoniensis Wood 1846 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

Synonym: Crocodilus hastingsiae Owen 1848

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

See also Brochu 1999

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

Type specimens:

  • Diplocynodon hantoniensis: NHMUK OR 25166, a partial skull
  • Crocodilus hastingsiae: Its type locality is Hordle Cliff Crocodile Bed, Hampshire, which is in a Priabonian terrestrial sandstone/claystone in the Headon Beds Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Diplocynodon hantoniensis in the database

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