Goniopholis Owen 1842 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata - Goniopholididae

Synonyms: Macellodon Owen 1854, Macellodus Owen 1854

Full reference: R. Owen. 1842. Report on British fossil reptiles, part II. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 11:60-204

Parent taxon: Goniopholididae according to J. E. Martin et al. 2016

See also Andrade et al. 2011, Bronzati et al. 2012, Buffetaut and Ingavat 1983, Carroll 1988, Cope 1875, d'Orbigny 1849, Delair 1958, Dollo 1884, Estes 1983, Fiorelli and Calvo 2008, Hoffstetter 1967, Karl et al. 2006, Larsson and Sues 2007, Lauprasert et al. 2007, Mansel-Pleydell 1888, Martin and Buffetaut 2012, Meyer 1845, Nascimento and Zaher 2011, Nopcsa 1928, Ortega et al. 2000, Owen 1842, Owen 1854, Owen 1861, Pol and Norell 2004, Pritchard et al. 2013, Puértolas-Pascual et al. 2015, Salisbury et al. 1999, Schwarz 2002, Sereno et al. 2003, Sertich and O'Connor 2014, Turner 2006, Tykoski et al. 2002 and Zaher et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Amphicotylus, Anteophthalmosuchus, Calsoyasuchus, Coelosuchus, Congosaurinae, Dakotasuchus, Denazinosuchus, Eutretauranosuchus, Goniopholinae, Goniopholis tenuidens, Hulkepholis, Nannosuchus, Oweniasuchus, Pinaosuchus, Pliogonodon, Siamosuchus, Sunosuchus, Symptosuchus, Symptosuchus contortidens, Vectisuchus, Woodbinesuchus, Zholsuchus procevus

Subtaxa: Goniopholis affinis Goniopholis baryglyphaeus Goniopholis brodiei Goniopholis crassidens Goniopholis kiplingi Goniopholis phuwiangensis Goniopholis pugnax Goniopholis simus Goniopholis stovalli Goniopholis undidens

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Type: Goniopholis crassidens

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Denmark (1 collection), Egypt (1), France (1), Germany (3), Spain (15), Thailand (2), the United Kingdom (19), United States (1: Maryland)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of France (2), the United Kingdom (1)

• Jurassic of Ethiopia (2), France (3), Germany (1), Portugal (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (25: Colorado, Oklahoma, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 81 collections including 84 occurrences

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