Sarcosuchus imperator de Broin and Taquet 1966 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata - Pholidosauridae

Full reference: F. de Broin and P. Taquet. 1966. Découverte d'un Crocodilien nouveau dans le Crétacé inférieur du Sahara [Discovery of a new crocodilian in the Lower Cretaceous of the Sahara]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris, Série D 262:2326-2329

Belongs to Sarcosuchus according to P. C. Sereno et al. 2001

See also Bronzati et al. 2012, Buffetaut and Taquet 1977, Sertich and O'Connor 2014 and Taquet 1982

Sister taxa: Sarcosuchus hartii, Sarcosuchus hartti

Type specimen: MNHN, a skull

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Algeria (1 collection), Niger (1), Tunisia (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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