Diplocynodon muelleri Kalin 1936 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

Alternative combination: Hispanochampsa muelleri

Synonyms: Diplocynodon guerini Bataller 1941, Diplocynodon marini Bataller 1941

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

See also Delfino and Smith 2012, Martin 2010 and Piras and Buscalioni 2006

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

Type specimens:

  • Diplocynodon muelleri: NMB Spa 4, a skull
  • Diplocynodon guerini: IGME1565N. Its type locality is El Talladell, Tàrrega, which is in an Oligocene terrestrial limestone in the Calcaries de Tàrrega Formation of Spain.
  • Diplocynodon marini: IGME 745N and 1568N. Its type locality is El Talladell, Tàrrega, which is in an Oligocene terrestrial limestone in the Calcaries de Tàrrega Formation of Spain.

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Italy (1 collection), Spain (1)

Total: 2 collections including 4 occurrences

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