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Toyotamaphimeia machikanensis Kobatake et al. 1965 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

PaleoDB taxon number: 266525

Alternative combination: Tomistoma machikanense

Full reference: N. Kobatake, M. Chiji, N. Ikebe, S. Ishida, T. Kamei, K. Nakaseko, and E. Matsumoto. 1965. Discovery of crocodile fossil from the Osaka Group. Quaternary Research 4:49-58

Belongs to Toyotamaphimeia according to Y. Kobayashi et al. 2006

Sister taxon: Toyotamaphimeia machikanense

Type specimen: MOUF00001, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Osaka University, Machikaneyama, which is in a Pleistocene mire/swamp claystone in the Ibaraki Formation of Japan.

Ecology: carnivore