†family Dolichochampsidae Gasparini and Buffetaut 1980 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata - Dolichochampsidae

Full reference: Z. B. d. Gasparini and E. Buffetaut. 1980. Dolichochampsa minima, n. g. n. sp., a representative of a new family of eusuchian crocodiles from the Late Cretaceous of northern Argentina. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatshefte 1980(5):257-271

Parent taxon: Eusuchia according to E. Buffetaut 1987

See also Carroll 1988 and Gasparini and Buffetaut 1980

Sister taxa: Aegyptosuchidae, Allodaposuchidae, Aprosuchus, Cocodrylidae, Crocodylia, Heterosuchus valdensis, Hylaeochampsidae, Isisfordia, Longirostres, Paralligatoridae, Portugalosuchus, Pristichampsus, Pristichampsus rollinati, Stromerosuchidae, Susisuchus, Wanosuchus

Subtaxa: Dolichochampsa

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Argentina (2 collections), Bolivia (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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