Pholidosaurus Meyer 1841 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata - Pholidosauridae

Synonym: Macrorhynchus Dunker 1843

Full reference: H. v. Meyer. 1841. Pholidosaurus Schaumburgensis , ein Saurus aus dem Sandstein der Wald-Formation Nord-Deutschlands. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie 1841:343-345

Parent taxon: Pholidosauridae according to J. E. Martin and E. Buffetaut 2012

See also Andrade et al. 2011, Bronzati et al. 2012, Carroll 1988, Delair 1958, Fiorelli and Calvo 2008, Fortier et al. 2011, Gasparini et al. 2006, Jouve et al. 2006, Larsson and Sues 2007, Martin et al. 2010, Meyer 1845, Nascimento and Zaher 2011, Nopcsa 1928, Pol and Norell 2004, Sepkoski 2002, Sereno et al. 2003, von Zittel and Eastman 1902, Zaher et al. 2006 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Anglosuchus, Chalawan, Crocodilaemus, Elosuchus, Meridiosaurus, Petrosuchus, Sarcosuchus

Subtaxa: Pholidosaurus meyeri Pholidosaurus milwardi Pholidosaurus purbeckensis Pholidosaurus schaumburgensis

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Type: Pholidosaurus schaumburgensis

Ecology: carnivore


• Cretaceous of France (1 collection), Germany (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (3)

• Jurassic of France (1)

Total: 7 collections including 8 occurrences

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