Thecachampsa antiquus Leidy 1852 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

Alternative combinations: Crocodilus antiqua, Crocodylus antiquus, Thecachampsa antiqua

Synonyms: Thecachampsa contusor Cope 1867, Tomistoma lusitanica Antunes 1961

Belongs to Thecachampsa according to R. E. Weems 2018

See also Cope 1867, Cope 1869, Hastings and Dooley 2017, Hay 1902, Jouve 2016, Myrick 2001, Piras et al. 2007 and Puértolas et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Thecachampsa carolinensis, Thecachampsa marylandica, Thecachampsa minor, Thecachampsa sericodon

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Miocene of United States (5: Maryland, Virginia)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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