Diplocynodon plenidens Meyer 1838 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

Alternative combination: Crocodilus plenidens

Synonym: Plerodon crocodiloides Meyer 1839

Belongs to Diplocynodon according to R. Lydekker 1888

See also Meyer 1839

Sister taxa: Crocodylus dalpiazi, Crocodylus monsvialensis, Diplocynodon buetikonensis, Diplocynodon darwini, Diplocynodon deponiae, Diplocynodon elavericus, Diplocynodon hantoniensis, Diplocynodon muelleri, Diplocynodon ratelii, Diplocynodon remensis, Diplocynodon tormis, Diplocynodon ungeri

Type specimens:

  • Diplocynodon plenidens: Its type locality is Stein, Schaffhausen, which is in a Miocene marine horizon in Switzerland
  • Plerodon crocodiloides:

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Germany (1 collection), Switzerland (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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