Alligator darwini Ludwig 1877 (alligator)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Alligatoridae

Synonyms: Crocodylus ebertsi Ludwig 1877, Diplocynodon ebertsi Ludwig 1877

Belongs to Alligator according to Ludwig 1877

See also Delfino and Smith 2012, Martin 2010, Puértolas et al. 2011 and Rio et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Alligator gaudryi, Alligator hantoniensis, Alligator heterodon, Alligator luicus, Alligator mcgrewi, Alligator mefferdi, Alligator mississippiensis, Alligator olseni, Alligator prenasalis, Alligator sinensis, Alligator thomsoni

Type specimens:

  • Alligator darwini: Its type locality is Messel, which is in a MP 11 lacustrine shale in the Messel Formation of Germany
  • Crocodylus ebertsi:

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: found only at Messel

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