Carnufex carolinensis Zanno et al. 2015 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata

Full reference: L. E. Zanno, S. Drymala, S. J. Nesbitt and V. P. Schneider. 2015. Early crocodylomorph increases top tier predator diversity during rise of dinosaurs. Scientific Reports 5(9276):1-6

Belongs to Carnufex according to L. E. Zanno et al. 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NCSM 21558, a partial skeleton (Partial skull, presacral vertebrae and humerus). Its type locality is NCPALEO 1902 - brick quarry, which is in a Carnian fluvial conglomerate/sandstone in the Pekin Formation of North Carolina.

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: found only at NCPALEO 1902 - brick quarry

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