Alternative combination: Crocodylus sericodon
Synonyms: Crocodylus sicariaus Cope 1869, Gavialosuchus americana Sellards 1915, Megalodelphis magnidens Kellogg 1944, Thecachampsa sicaria Cope 1869, Tomistoma americana Sellards 1915
Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1867. An addition to the vertebrate fauna of the Miocene period, with a synopsis of the extinct Cetacea of the United States. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 19(4):138-157
Subtaxa: Gavialosuchus americana lusitanica
- Thecachampsa sericodon: ANSP 9443-9445, a set of teeth. Its type locality is James T. Thomas estate, which is in a Langhian offshore shelf horizon in the Calvert Formation of Maryland.
- Megalodelphis magnidens: MCZ 17883, a partial skull. Its type locality is American Agricultural Chemical Company Mine, which is in a Serravallian lagoonal sandstone in the Peace River Formation of Florida.
- Thecachampsa sicaria: AMNH FARB 1321, a maxilla (posterior maxillary fragment with teeth). Its type locality is Patuxent River, near, which is in a Langhian coastal horizon in the Calvert Formation of Maryland.
- Tomistoma americana: Florida State Geological Survey 3657, a partial skull (anterior portion of a skull). Its type locality is Amalgamated Phosphate Company Mine, which is in a Serravallian lagoonal sandstone in the Peace River Formation of Florida.
• Paleocene of United States (1: Maryland)
Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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