Platyognathus Young 1944 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata

Full reference: C.-C. Young. 1944. On a supposed new pseudosuchian from Upper Triassic saurischian-bearing Red Beds of Lufeng, Yunnan, China. American Museum Novitates 1264:1-4

Parent taxon: Crocodyliformes according to R. B. Irmis et al. 2013

See also Carroll 1988, Luo and Wu 1994, Simmons 1965, Walker 1970, Wu and Sues 1996, Young 1944 and Young 1951

Sister taxa: Entradasuchus, Gobiosuchidae, Karatausuchus, Kemkemia, Kemkemia auditorei, Krokolithidae, Lisboasaurus, Lisboasaurus estesi, Mesoeucrocodylia, Metasuchia, Microchampsa, Microchampsa scutata, Neuquensuchus, Protosuchia, Protosuchidae, Shartegosuchoidea

Subtaxa: Platyognathus hsui

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Type: Platyognathus hsui

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (2 collections), United States (1: Colorado)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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