Caipirasuchus stenognathus Pol et al. 2014 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata - Sphagesauridae

Full reference: D. Pol, P. M. Nascimento, A. B. Carvalho, C. Riccomini, R. A. Pires-Domingues and H. Zaher. 2014. A new notosuchian from the Late Cretaceous of Brazil and the phylogeny of advanced notosuchians. PLoS One 9(4):e93105

Belongs to Caipirasuchus according to D. Pol et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Caipirasuchus mineirus, Caipirasuchus montealtensis, Caipirasuchus paulistanus

Type specimen: MZSP-PV 139, a partial skull (An almost complete skull, lacking the posterior left region and part of the occipital region, found in articulation with complete lower jaws). Its type locality is Boa Esperan├ža farm, which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian fluvial sandstone in the Adamantina Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: found only at Boa Esperan├ža farm

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