Phosphatosaurus Bergounioux 1955 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata - Dyrosauridae

Full reference: F.-M. Bergounioux. 1955. Les crocodiliens fossiles des depots phosphates du Sud-Tunisien. Comptes rendus hebdomadaires de seances de l'Academie des sciences 240:1917-1918

Parent taxon: Dyrosauridae according to M. Bronzati et al. 2012

See also Barbosa et al. 2008, Bergounioux 1955, Carroll 1988, Hill et al. 2008, Jouve et al. 2008, Jouve et al. 2005, Moody and Buffetaut 1981 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acherontisuchus, Anthracosuchus, Arambourgisuchus, Atlantosuchus, Cerrejonisuchus, Chenanisuchus, Congosaurus, Dyrosaurus, Dyrosaurus minor, Guarinisuchus, Hyposaurinae, Hyposaurus, Oceanosuchus, Phosphatosaurinae, Rhabdognathus, Sabinosuchus, Sokotosuchus, Tilemsisuchus

Subtaxa: Phosphatosaurus gavialoides

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Mali (1 collection), Tunisia (1)

• Paleocene of Mali (1), Niger (1), Saudi Arabia (1)

• Cretaceous of Egypt (3)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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