Cricosaurus Wagner 1858 (marine crocodile)

Reptilia - Loricata - Metriorhynchidae

Parent taxon: Rhacheosaurini according to J. Parrilla-Bel and J. I. Canudo 2015

See also Bronzati et al. 2012, Buchy et al. 2013, Cau and Fanti 2011, Sepkoski 2002, Young 2013, Young et al. 2010, Young et al. 2013 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Maledictosuchus, Rhacheosaurus

Subtaxa: Cricosaurus araucanensis Cricosaurus elegans Cricosaurus gracilis Cricosaurus lithographicus Cricosaurus macrospondylus Cricosaurus saltillense Cricosaurus schroderi Cricosaurus schroederi Cricosaurus suevicus Cricosaurus vignaudi

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (1 collection), Germany (2)

• Jurassic of Argentina (3), Germany (6), Mexico (3)

Total: 15 collections including 18 occurrences

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