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Alligator olseni White 1942 (alligator)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Alligatoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 110673

Full reference: T. E. White. 1942. A new alligator from the Miocene of Florida. Copeia 1942(1):3-7

Belongs to Alligator according to D. Snyder 2007

Sister taxa: Alligator darwini, Alligator gaudryi, Alligator hantoniensis, Alligator heterodon, Alligator luicus, Alligator mcgrewi, Alligator mefferdi, Alligator mississippiensis, Alligator prenasalis, Alligator sinensis, Alligator thomsoni

Type specimen: M.C.Z. No. 1887, a skull (well preserved skull). Its type locality is Thomas Farm, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial sandstone/claystone in the Alachua Formation of Florida.

Ecology: carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): skull 251.0 x 130.0

Estimated body mass: 19.3 kg based on skull length