Platysuchus Westphal 1961 (marine crocodile)

Reptilia - Loricata - Teleosauridae

Full reference: F. Westphal. 1961. Zu Systematik der deutschen und englischen Lias-Krokodilier [The systemarics of the German and English Lias crocodiles]. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 113(2):207-218

Parent taxon: Teleosauridae according to M. T. Young 2013

See also Bronzati et al. 2012, Carroll 1988, Pierce et al. 2009 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Gavialinum, Haematosaurus, Megalosaurus mersensis, Mycterosuchus, Steneosaurus, Teleosaurinae, Teleosaurus

Subtaxa: Platysuchus multicrobiculatus

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Type: Platysuchus multicrobiculatus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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