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Tomistominae

Reptilia -

Synonyms
  • Atacisaurus was named by Astre (1931).

    It was considered a nomen dubium by Jouve (2016).

    It was assigned to Crocodylidae by Astre (1931).
  • Atacisaurus glareae was named by Astre (1931). Its type specimen is Lost, a mandible (Anterior portion of a mandible), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Laure-Minervois, which is in a Bartonian fluvial sandstone in France.

    It was considered a nomen dubium by Jouve (2016).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1931Atacisaurus Astre
1931Atacisaurus glareae Astre
1955Tomistominae Kalin
1962Tomistominae Mook p. 5
2000Tomistominae Brochu and Gingerich p. 254
2004Tomistominae Hua and Jouve p. 341 figs. Fig. 6
2007Tomistominae Brochu p. 919
2008Tomistominae Laurito and Valerio p. 109
2018Tomistominae Weems p. 218

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Eosuchia()
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
subfamilyTomistominaeKalin 1955
subfamilyTomistominaeKalin 1955

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marineuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Diet: carnivoreuc
Created: 2009-01-03 20:38:59
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:38:59
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Kiessling 2004, Benton 1983, Carroll 1988, Bush and Bambach 2015, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Late/Upper Paleocene to the top of the Middle Pleistocene or 58.70000 to 0.12600 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 56.0 Ma

Collections (101 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0USA (Maryland) Thecachampsa sericodon, Thecachampsa marylandica (84045) Thecachampsa sp. (124191)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8USA (Virginia) Thecachampsa contusor (84048)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Morocco Crocodilus spenceri (55250) Maroccosuchus zennaroi (158991)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Morocco (Oued Zem) Crocodilus indet. (35132)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom (Kent) Crocodilus spenceri (143487)
Eocene56.0 - 33.9USA (Maryland) Thecachampsa marylandica (126866)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6France (Aude) Kentisuchus spenceri (182641)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Italy (Verona) Crocodylus arduini (48159)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3India (Kutch) Tomistoma tandoni (45591)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Belgium Dollosuchoides densmorei (91575)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3France (Aude) Atacisaurus glareae (78233)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Ukraine (Luhansk) Tomistominae indet. (120885)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Egypt Paratomistoma courti (124905)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0France (Aude) Atacisaurus glareae (78249)
Bartonian - Late/Upper Eocene41.3 - 33.9Libya Tomistoma sp. (48077 55449)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Egypt (Fayum) Tomistoma kerunense (83938)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9China (Guangdong) Tomistoma petrolica (144065 167230)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Oman (Dhofar) Tomistominae indet. (175334)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1USA (South Carolina) Gavialosuchus carolinensis (144261) Gavialosuchus sp. (45777)
Oligocene - Quaternary33.9 - 0.0Indonesia (West Kalimantan) Tomistoma schlegelii (190041)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03USA (South Carolina) Gavialosuchus americanus (144203) Gavialosuchus carolinensis (144263)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03France (Landes) Tomistoma sp. (143515)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03USA (South Carolina) Gavialosuchus carolinensis (60443 97550 144260 144262)
Aquitanian23.03 - 20.44USA (Texas) Gavialosuchus sp. (18663)
Aquitanian23.03 - 20.44Malta Melitosaurus champsoides (118406)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Kenya Tomistoma sp. (70808)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Libya Tomistoma lusitanica, Tomistoma dowsoni (13065)
Miocene - Pliocene23.03 - 2.588Uganda Tomistoma coppensi (22345 22368 22456)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Kenya Tomistoma sp. (57007)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Spain (Mallorca) Tomistoma lusitanica (155253)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Portugal (Lisbon) Gavialosuchus americanus (36626 36632) Gavialosuchus americanus, Tomistoma calaritanus (36628 36631)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Gavialosuchus gaudensis (144788)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Austria Gavialosuchus eggenburgensis (65181)
Burdigalian - Tortonian20.44 - 7.246Italy (Lecce) Tomistominae indet. (144554)
Burdigalian - Tortonian20.44 - 7.246France Tomistoma lusitanica (187580)
Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (Florida) Gavialosuchus sp. (176936)
MN 416.9 - 15.97Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Gavialosuchus sp. (49102)
MN 416.9 - 15.97Egypt Tomistoma dowsoni (53970)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82USA (Maryland) Gavialosuchus antiquus (70827) Thecachampsa sericodon, Thecachampsa contusor (55396 57782)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82USA (New Jersey) Thecachampsa sericodon (18587)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82USA (Virginia) Gavialosuchus antiquus (28368) Thecachampsa antiqua, Thecachampsa sp. (57700) Thecachampsa sericodon (79793) Thecachampsa sericodon, Thecachampsa antiquus (187324)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Portugal (Lisbon) Gavialosuchus americana (35986)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Venezuela (Falcón) Thecachampsa sp. (63519)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Egypt Tomistoma dowsoni (42060)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Nepal Tomistoma indet. (48681)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Venezuela (Falcon) Thecachampsa sp. 2 (147466)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608France (Gers) Gavialosuchus sp. (143472)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62USA (Virginia) Thecachampsa antiquus (126605)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62USA (Maryland) Gavialosuchus antiquus (71819)
Serravallian13.82 - 11.62USA (Florida) Megalodelphis magnidens (45469) Tomistoma americana (45452)
Early/Lower Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (Florida) Gavialosuchus americanus (161374) Gavialosuchus sp. (161377)
Late/Upper Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (Florida) Gavialosuchus americanus (18554)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Italy (Lecce) Tomistominae indet. (49403)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Brazil (Acre) Gavialosuchus indet. (55602)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Panama Tomistominae indet. (187583)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Portugal Tomistoma lusitanica (65943)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Bolivia (Pando) Gavialosuchus sp. (68795)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Taiwan Penghusuchus pani (143464)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333USA (Florida) Gavialosuchus americanus (144202)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333USA (florida) Gavialosuchus americanus (144200)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Italy (Cagliari) Tomistoma calaritanus (144558)
Late/Upper Miocene - Pliocene11.608 - 2.588Uganda Tomistoma coppensi (145620 145621)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (North Carolina) Thecachampsa antiqua (18550)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Florida) Gavialosuchus americana (18560)
Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9Costa Rica (Puntarenas) Gavialosuchus americana (144596)
early Early Hemphillian - late Early Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Florida) Gavialosuchus americana (18539) Gavialosuchus americanus (154221)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Chad Tomistoma sp. (22505 22506)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Uganda Tomistoma coppensi (22248 145619 145622)
Late/Upper Pliocene3.6 - 2.588Japan Toyotamaphimeia sp. (193667)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588Chad Tomistoma sp. (21962)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Taiwan (Tainan) Tomistoma taiwanicus (76844)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Japan (Osaka) Tomistoma machikanense (143552) Tomistominae indet. (143884)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126China (Jiangsu) Tomistoma sp. (180692)
Rancholabrean0.3 - 0.012USA (South Carolina) Gavialosuchus americanus (79757)