Tomistoma calaritanus Capellini 1890 (false gharial)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

Alternative combination: Tomistoma calaritanum

Full reference: G. Capellini. 1890. Sul coccodrilliano garialoide (Tomistoma calaritanus) scoperto nella collina di Cagliari nel 1868. Rendiconti della Reale Accademia dei Lincei, Serie 4 6:149-151

Belongs to Tomistoma according to T. Kotsakis et al. 2004

See also Piras et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Tomistoma borisovi, Tomistoma cairense, Tomistoma champsoides, Tomistoma coppensi, Tomistoma dowsoni, Tomistoma gaudense, Tomistoma kerunense, Tomistoma lusitanicum, Tomistoma schlegelii, Tomistoma taiwanicus, Tomistoma tandoni, Melitosaurus champsoides

Type specimen: Its type locality is Is Miriones, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in Italy

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Italy (1 collection), Portugal (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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