Crocodylus rhombifer Cuvier 1807 (Cuban crocodile)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Crocodylidae

Synonyms: Crocodylus antillensis Varona 1966, Crocodylus pristinus Leidy 1868

Belongs to Crocodylus according to Cuvier 1807

See also Brochu 2000, Lang and Guilette 2002 and Varona 1984

Sister taxa: Crocodilus (Ichthyosuchus), Crocodilus antiquus, Crocodilus biporcatus, Crocodilus chamensis, Crocodilus elliottii, Crocodilus grypus, Crocodilus solaris, Crocodilus sulciferus, Crocodilus wheelerii, Crocodilus ziphodon, Crocodylus (Leptorhynchus), Crocodylus acer, Crocodylus acutus, Crocodylus affinis, Crocodylus americanus, Crocodylus anthropophagus, Crocodylus aptus, Crocodylus bambolii, Crocodylus checchiai, Crocodylus depressifrons, Crocodylus falconensis, Crocodylus gariepensis, Crocodylus gaudense, Crocodylus greenwoodi, Crocodylus intermedius, Crocodylus johnsoni, Crocodylus megarhinus, Crocodylus mindorensis, Crocodylus moreletii, Crocodylus niloticus, Crocodylus niloticus kaisensis, Crocodylus novaeguineae, Crocodylus palaeindicus, Crocodylus palustris, Crocodylus parvus, Crocodylus polyodon, Crocodylus porosus, Crocodylus raninus, Crocodylus siamensis, Crocodylus stavelianus, Crocodylus thorbjarnarsoni, Crocodylus ziphodon, Limnosaurus

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Bahamas (8 collections), Cayman Islands (7), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (2)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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