Melitosaurus champsoides Owen 1850 (false gharial)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

Belongs to Melitosaurus according to Owen 1850

See also Lydekker 1886

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Gozo, Aquitanian, which is in an Aquitanian marine limestone in Malta

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: found only at Gozo, Aquitanian

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