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Brachysuchus megalodon Case 1929 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Phytosauria - Parasuchidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 159229

Alternative combinations: Angistorhinus megalodon, Phytosaurus megalodon

Full reference: E. C. Case. 1929. Description of the skull of a new form of phytosaur, with notes on the characters of described North American phytosaurs. Memoirs of the University of Michigan Museums, Museum of Paleontology 2:1-56

Belongs to Brachysuchus according to M. R. Stocker and R. J. Butler 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UMMP 10336, a skull. Its type locality is Near Otis Chalk, Brachysuchus holotype, which is in a Norian fluvial conglomerate in the Colorado City Formation of Texas.

Ecology: carnivore