Macelognathus Marsh 1884 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata

Alternative spellings: Macellognathus, Marcellognathus

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1884. A new order of extinct Jurassic reptiles (Macelognatha). The American Journal of Science and Arts, series 3 27(160):341

Parent taxon: Crocodylomorpha according to R. B. Irmis et al. 2013

See also Baur 1891, Gohlich et al. 2005, Hay 1902, Huene 1909, Kuhn 1964, Leardi et al. 2017, Marsh 1884, Ostrom 1971, Romer 1966 and von Zittel 1911

Sister taxa: Almadasuchus, Carnufex, Crocodilus blavieri, Crocodilus humilis, Crocodilus kutchensis, Crocodilus proavus, Crocodilus vetustus, Crocodyliformes, Dibothrosuchus, Diplosaurus nanus, Dromicosuchus, Eopneumatosuchus, Erythrochampsa, Erythrochampsa longipes, Gondwanasuchia, Goniopholis minor, Hallopus, Hesperosuchus, Junggarsuchus, Kayentasuchus, Litargosuchus, Lukousaurus, Notochampsa, Notochampsa istedana, Paracrocodylia, Paratetrasauropus, Pedeticosaurus, Phyllodontosuchus, Pseudhesperosuchus, Redondavenator, Saltoposuchus, Sphenosuchia, Sphenosuchidae, Sphenosuchus, Stegomosuchus, Stegomus longipes, Terrestrisuchus, Thoracosaurus bahiensis, Trialestes

Subtaxa: Macelognathus vagans

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (3: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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