Allognathosuchus wartheni Case 1925 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Alligatoridae

Full reference: E. C. Case. 1925. Note on a new species of the Eocene crocodilian Allognathosuchus, A. wartheni. Contributions from the Museum of Geology, University of Michigan 2(5):93-97

Belongs to Allognathosuchus according to C. A. Brochu 1999

See also Case 1925 and Simpson 1930

Sister taxa: Allognathosuchus heterodon, Allognathosuchus mlynarskii, Allognathosuchus polyodon, Allognathosuchus woutersi

Type specimen: Geological Museum of the University of Michigan Number 8923, a partial skull (posterior portion of the skull, right maxillary region, greater part of the dentigerous region of both rami, and the articular region of the right ramus). Its type locality is Tatman Mountain (UM crocodilian), which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (1: Wyoming collection)

• Paleocene of United States (3: Wyoming)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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