Brachychampsa Gilmore 1911 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Alligatoridae

Full reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1911. A new fossil alligator from the Hell Creek Beds of Montana. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 41(1860):297-302

Parent taxon: Caimaninae according to P. Bona et al. 2018

See also Brochu 1999, Bryant 1989, Estes 1964, Estes and Berberian 1970, Farke et al. 2014, Gilmore 1911, Martin 2007, Martin and Buffetaut 2008, Norell et al. 1994, Pearson et al. 2002, Pinheiro et al. 2013, Williamson 1996 and Wu et al. 1996

Sister taxa: Albertochampsa, Bottosaurus, Caiman tremembensis, Centenariosuchus, Culebrasuchus, Eocaiman, Globidentosuchus, Gnatusuchus, Jacarea, Kuttanacaiman, Mourasuchus, Necrosuchus, Nettosuchidae, Orthogenysuchus, Paleosuchus, Protocaiman, Purussaurus, Stangerochampsa, Tsoabichi

Subtaxa: none

Type: Brachychampsa montana

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (1: Montana collection)

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), India (1), Kazakhstan (1), United States (120: Colorado, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming), Uzbekistan (1)

Total: 125 collections including 126 occurrences

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