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Wannaganosuchus brachymanus Erickson 1982 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Alligatoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 110907

Alternative combination: Allognathosuchus brachymanus

Full reference: B. R. Erickson. 1982. Wannaganosuchus, a new alligator from the Paleocene of North America. Journal of Paleontology 56(2):492-506

Belongs to Wannaganosuchus according to C. A. Brochu 1999

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SMM P76.28.247, a skull (essentially complete skull). Its type locality is Wannagan Creek Quarry, which is in a Tiffanian mire/swamp shale in the Bullion Creek (Tongue River) Formation of North Dakota.

Ecology: carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): skull 159.0 x 110.0

Estimated body mass: 4.09 kg based on skull length