Peipehsuchus Young 1948 (marine crocodile)

Reptilia - Loricata

Full reference: C. -C. Young. 1948. Fossil crocodiles in China, with notes on dinosaurian remains associated with the Kansu crocodiles. Bulletin of the Geological Society of China 28(3-4):255-288

Parent taxon: Thalattosuchia according to S. Jouve 2009

See also Bronzati et al. 2012, Carroll 1988 and Young 1948

Sister taxa: Eoneustes, Metriorhynchidae, Metriorhynchoidea, Mystriosaurus, Pelagosaurus, Steneosaurus gerthi, Teleidosaurus, Teleosauridae, Teleosauroidea

Subtaxa: Peipehsuchus teleorhinus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Kyrgyzstan (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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