Sarcosuchus de Broin and Taquet 1966 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata - Pholidosauridae

Full reference: F. de Broin and P. Taquet. 1966. Découverte d'un Crocodilien nouveau dans le Crétacé inférieur du Sahara [Discovery of a new crocodilian in the Lower Cretaceous of the Sahara]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris, Série D 262:2326-2329

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

See also Andrade et al. 2011, Bronzati et al. 2012, Carroll 1988, de Broin and Taquet 1966, Fortier et al. 2011, Gasparini et al. 2006, Jouve et al. 2006, Larsson and Sues 2007, Martin et al. 2010, Nascimento and Zaher 2011, Sepkoski 2002, Sereno et al. 2001, Sereno et al. 2003 and Sertich and O'Connor 2014

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

Subtaxa: Sarcosuchus hartii Sarcosuchus hartti Sarcosuchus imperator

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1 collection), Brazil (2), Mali (1), Morocco (2), Niger (1), Tunisia (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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