Deinosuchus rugosus Emmons 1858 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

Alternative combinations: Crocodylus rugosus, Polyptychodon rugosus, Thecachampsa rugosa

Synonyms: Deinosuchus hatcheri Holland 1909, Phobosuchus hatcheri Holland 1909, Phobosuchus riograndensis Colbert and Bird 1954, Polydectes biturgidus Cope 1869

Full reference: E. Emmons. 1858. Palaeontology. Report of the North Carolina Geological Survey (XV)193-212

Belongs to Deinosuchus according to D. Baird and J. R. Horner 1979

See also Colbert and Bird 1954, Cope 1869, Cope 1870, Hay 1902, Lucas et al. 2006 and Miller 1967

Sister taxa: Deinosuchus riograndensis, Pliogonodon priscus

Ecology: carnivore


• Cretaceous of United States (10: Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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