Meridiosaurus Mones 1980 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata - Pholidosauridae

Full reference: A. Mones. 1980. Nuevos elementos de la paleoherpetofauna del Uruguay (Crocodilia y Dinosauria) [New elements of the paleoherpetofauna of Uruguay (Crocodilia and Dinosauria)]. Actas II Congreso Argentino de Paleontologia y Bioestratigrafia y I Congreso Latinoamericano, Buenos Aires 1:265-277

Parent taxon: Pholidosauridae according to D. Fortier et al. 2011

See also Carroll 1988 and Mones 1980

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

Subtaxa: Meridiosaurus vallisparadisi

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Type: Meridiosaurus vallisparadisi

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: found only at Valle Edén (Jurassic of Uruguay)

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