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Chimaerasuchus paradoxus Wu et al. 1995 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata

PaleoDB taxon number: 157993

Full reference: X.-C. Wu, H.-D. Sues, and A. Sun. 1995. A plant-eating crocodyliform reptile from the Cretaceous of China. Nature 376:678-680

Belongs to Chimaerasuchus according to J. J. W. Sertich and P. M. O'Connor 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V8274, a partial skeleton (partial skeleton including snout and mandible, fifteen vertebrae, girdle and limb bones, and an osteoderm). Its type locality is Yichang City, which is in an Aptian/Albian terrestrial horizon in the Wulong Formation of China.

Ecology: herbivore-carnivore