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Rimasuchus lloydi

Reptilia - Crocodylidae

Taxonomy
Crocodilus lloydi was named by Fourtau (1918). Its type specimen is CGM 15597, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Wadi Moghra, which is in a MN 4 marginal marine sandstone in the Moghara Formation of Egypt.

It was recombined as Crocodylus lloidi by Tchernov and Van Couvering (1978); it was recombined as Rimasuchus lloydi by Storrs (2003), Agrasar (2004) and Brochu (2007); it was considered a nomen dubium by Jouve et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1918Crocodilus lloydi Fourtau p. 16 figs. Fig. 13-15
1978Crocodylus lloidi Tchernov and Van Couvering p. 860
2003Rimasuchus lloydi Storrs
2004Rimasuchus lloydi Agrasar
2007Rimasuchus lloydi Brochu

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Paracrocodylomorpha
Loricata(Merrem 1820)
Crocodylomorpha()
suborderCrocodyliformes
MesoeucrocodyliaWhetstone and Whybrow 1983
NeosuchiaClark 1988
suborderEusuchiaHuxley 1875
Crocodylia(Owen 1842)
BrevirostresCuvier
superfamilyCrocodyloideaDeraniyagala 1939
familyCrocodylidaeCuvier 1807
subfamilyOsteolaeminae
genusRimasuchus
specieslloydi()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available