Diplocynodon ungeri Prangner 1845 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

Alternative combinations: Crocodylus ungeri, Enneodon ungeri

Synonyms: Crocodilus steineri Hofmann 1887, Crocodilus styriacus Hofmann 1887, Diplocynodon styriacus Hofmann 1887

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

See also Böhme 2002, Böhme 2010, Delfino and Smith 2012, Hofmann 1887 and Martin and Gross 2011

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

Type specimens:

  • Diplocynodon ungeri: UMJ 1774, a partial skull (Rostrum). Its type locality is Schönegg, Wies coal seam, which is in a Miocene mire/swamp coal in the Eibiswald Formation of Austria.
  • Crocodilus steineri: MUL 21, a skull. Its type locality is Vordersdorf, which is in a Miocene mire/swamp coal in the Eibiswald Formation of Austria.
  • Crocodilus styriacus: a series of specimen (NJG 203838 to 203848 and corresponding counterparts), a partial skeleton (a mandible, isolated teeth, some ribs, vertebrae, limb elements and osteoderms, all belonging to the same individual). Its type locality is Schönegg, Wies coal seam, which is in a Miocene mire/swamp coal in the Eibiswald Formation of Austria.

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: found only at Schönegg, Wies coal seam

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