Diplocynodon remensis Martin et al. 2014 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

Full reference: J. E. Martin, T. Smith, F. Lapparent Broin, F. EscuilliƩ, and M. Delfino. 2014. Late Palaeocene eusuchian remains from Mont de Berru, France, and the origin of the alligatoroid Diplocynodon. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 172:867-891

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

See also Martin et al. 2014

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

Type specimen: MHNH F BR 4020, a skull (Nearly complete skull). Its type locality is Mont Berru, which is in a Thanetian fluvial conglomerate in the Cernay Formation of France.

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of France (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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