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Brevirostres

Reptilia -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Brevirostres Zittel p. 674
2006Brevirostres Salisbury et al. p. 2444
2007Brevirostres Karl p. 59
2013Brevirostres Pinheiro et al.
2014Brevirostres Farke et al.

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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
RankNameAuthor
Diapsida()
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
BrevirostresCuvier

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: 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 Kimmeridgian to the top of the Holocene or 155.70000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 145.0 Ma

Collections (1188 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian - Early/Lower Tithonian155.7 - 145.0USA (Colorado) Crocodylidae indet. (45975)
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46USA (Utah) Crocodylidae indet. (27025)
Middle Cenomanian - Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Spain (Asturias) Alligatoroidea indet. (98396)
Early/Lower Turonian93.5 - 89.3Uzbekistan (Navoi) Brachychampsa sp. (58597)
Middle Turonian93.5 - 89.3USA (New Mexico) Crocodylidae indet. (52360)
Middle Turonian - Late/Upper Turonian93.5 - 89.3Uzbekistan (Navoi) Alligatoridae indet. (58179) Tadzhikosuchus kizylkumensis, Zhyrasuchus angustifrons (75943)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6Hungary (Veszprém) Alligatoroidea indet. (48722)
Early/Lower Santonian85.8 - 83.5Tajikistan Tadzhikosuchus macrodentis (58701)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (Georgia) Deinosuchus rugosus (35289)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Sweden Crocodilidae indet., Aigialosuchus villandensis (102883)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Mexico (Coahuila) Deinosuchus riograndensis (113768)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (New Jersey) Leidyosuchus sp. (167663)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (North Carolina) Leidyosuchus sp., Crocodylus rugosus (106277)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Canada (Alberta) Alligatorinae indet. (45821 45894)
Campanian - Maastrichtian83.6 - 66.0New Zealand (South Island) Crocodilus sp. (101382)
Early/Lower Campanian - Campanian83.5 - 72.1USA (New Mexico) Brachychampsa sealeyi (13000)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Kazakhstan (Ongtüstik Qazaqstan) Brachychampsa sp. (59730)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (New Mexico) Brachychampsa sealeyi (24924)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (North Carolina) Deinosuchus rugosus (179206) Polydectes biturgidus, Thecachampsa rugosa (57918)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Russian Federation (Penza) Thoracosaurinae indet. (92329)