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Crocodylomorpha (crocodilian)

Reptilia -

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1831Crocodilus blavieri Gray
1856Crocodilus humilis Leidy p. 73
1857Crocodilus humilis Leidy p. 90
1860Crocodilus humilis Leidy p. 146
1869Crocodilus vetustus Gervais p. 215
1869Thoracosaurus bahiensis Marsh
1869Crocodilus vetustus Matheron p. 371
1881Crocodilus proavus Seeley p. 685
1887Goniopholis minor Koken p. 24
1895Diplosaurus nanus Marsh p. 405
1902Crocodylus humilis Hay p. 513
1902Crocodilus humilis Lambe p. 47
1904Notochampsa Broom
1904Notochampsa istedana Broom
1904Stegomus longipes Emerson and Loomis
1915Stegomus longipes Lull p. 102
1917Stegomus longipes Lull p. 110
1917Notochampsa Watson p. 180
1922Stegomosuchus Huene pp. 22-23
1922Stegomosuchus longipes Huene pp. 22-23
1924Erythrochampsa Haughton
1924Notochampsa Haughton
1924Erythrochampsa Haughton p. 367
1924Erythrochampsa longipes Haughton p. 367
1928Erythrochampsa Nopcsa p. 186
1928Nothochampsa Nopcsa p. 186
1942Stegomosuchus Huene p. 244
1970Erythrochampsa Ellenberger p. 347
1970Notochampsa Ellenberger p. 349
1970Crocodylomorpha Walker p. 368
1970Erythrochampsa Walker p. 369
1970Notochampsa Walker p. 369
1970Stegomosuchus Walker p. 369
1971Crocodilus kutchensis Tandon
1985Crocodylomorpha Gauthier and Padian pp. 187-189 fig. 1
1988Erythrochampsa Carroll
1988Notochampsa Carroll
1988Sphenosuchia Carroll
1988Stegomosuchus Carroll
1989Crocodylomorpha Gauthier et al. p. 348
1990Crocodylomorpha Sereno and Arcucci p. 41
1991Crocodylomorpha Sereno p. 11
1993Crocodylomorpha Parrish p. 290 fig. 1
1995Crocodylomorpha Hunt and Lockley
1995Crocodylomorpha Long and Murry p. 164
1995Sphenosuchia Long and Murry p. 164
2005Crocodylomorpha Gohlich et al.
2007Crocodilomorphi Karl p. 59
2007Crocodylomorpha Weinbaum and Hungerbühler p. 141
2009Crocodylomorpha Brochu et al. p. 538
2010Crocodylomorpha Georgi and Krause
2010Crocodylomorpha Turner and Sertich
2011Crocodylomorpha Nesbitt p. 203 fig. 51
2017Crocodylomorpha Leardi et al. p. 3

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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
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Paracrocodylomorpha
Loricata(Merrem 1820)
Crocodylomorpha()
Crocodylomorpha()

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
S. J. Nesbitt 2011The most inclusive clade containing Crocodylus niloticus Laurenti, 1768, but not Rauisuchus tiradentes Huene, 1942, Poposaurus gracilis Mehl, 1915, Gracilisuchus stipanicicorum Romer, 1972c, Prestosuchus chiniquensis Huene, 1942, or Aetosaurus ferratus Fraas, 1877
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Diet: carnivoresubo
Created: 2009-01-03 20:38:45
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:38:45
Source: subo = suborder, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Benton 1983, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Tuvalian to the top of the Holocene or 232.00000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 228.0 Ma

Collections (3286 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Lesotho (Maseru) Dijaquesopus obliquus (206549)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Argentina (San Juan) Triassolestes romeri (52747)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Slovenia Walteria sp. (66930)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Argentina (La Rioja) Trialestes romeri (26452)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0USA (North Carolina) Carnufex carolinensis (169982)
Carnian - Norian237.0 - 208.5USA (North Carolina) Dromicosuchus grallator, Crocodylomorpha indet. (32343)
Late/Upper Triassic237.0 - 201.3USA (Utah) Sphenosuchia indet. A, Sphenosuchia indet. B (183201)
Late/Upper Triassic - Early/Lower Jurassic237.0 - 174.1Ethiopia Mesoeucrocodylia indet. (48830)
Tuvalian232.0 - 221.5Italy (Trentino-Alto Adigo) Crocodylomorpha indet. (205945)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (Utah) Crocodylomorpha indet. (92808)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (New Mexico) Hesperosuchus sp. (83738) Redondavenator quayensis, Sphenosuchia indet. (89969) Sphenosuchia indet. (188759) Sphenosuchia indet., Sphenosuchidae indet. (48516)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (Texas) Sphenosuchidae indet. (13273)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (North Carolina) Protosuchia indet., Sphenosuchia indet. (89149)
Norian228.0 - 208.5Argentina (La Rioja) Coloradisuchus abelini (200293)
Norian228.0 - 208.5Switzerland (Aargau) Saltoposuchus sp. (22680)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (Arizona) Crocodylomorpha indet. (88329) Hesperosuchus agilis (39219) Hesperosuchus agilis, Sphenosuchia indet. (39160) Hesperosuchus sp. (92850) Reptilia indet. (93551) Sphenosuchia indet. (22705 48547 93361) Sphenosuchus sp. (49500)
Norian228.0 - 208.5Argentina (San Juan) Crocodylomorpha indet. (182613 182614) Hemiprotosuchus leali, Pseudhesperosuchus jachaleri (105691)
Norian - Rhaetian228.0 - 201.3Lesotho (Mafeteng) Crocodylia indet. (59291)
Norian - Rhaetian228.0 - 201.3Poland (Slaskie) Nihilichnus nihilicus (85500)
Lacian - Alaunian221.5 - 212.0USA (New Mexico) Sphenosuchia indet. (62311)