Amphicotylus Cope 1878 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata - Goniopholididae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1878. Descriptions of new extinct Vertebrata from the Upper Tertiary and Dakota Formations. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 4(2):379-396

Parent taxon: Goniopholididae according to E. Puértolas-Pascual et al. 2015

See also Andrade et al. 2011, Hay 1902, Pritchard et al. 2013 and Smith et al. 2010

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

Subtaxa: Amphicotylus lucasii

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: found only at Lucas's Site, Garden Park (Jurassic of Colorado)

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