Mecistops cataphractus Cuvier 1825 (crocodile)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Crocodylidae

Alternative combination: Crocodylus cataphractus

Belongs to Mecistops according to S. Jouve et al. 2008

See also Lang and Guilette 2002, Puértolas et al. 2011 and Storrs 2003

Sister taxon: Mecistops nkondoensis

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene to Pliocene of Zaire (1 collection)

• Miocene of Kenya (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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