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Sulcusuchus Gasparini and Spalletti 1990 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Polycotylidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 172501

Full reference: Z. Gasparini and L. A. Spalletti. 1990. Un nuevo cocodrilo en los depositos mareales Maastrichtianos de la Patagonia noroccidental. Ameghiniana 27(1-2):141-150

Parent taxon: Polycotylidae according to J. O'Gorman and Z. Gasparini 2013

Sister taxa: Ceraunosaurus, Cimoliasaurus leucoscopelus, Dolichorhynchops, Edgarosaurus, Eopolycotylus, Georgiasaurus, Manemergus, Mauriciosaurus, Pahasapasaurus, Palmulainae, Palmulasaurinae, Plesiopleurodon, Polycotyilnae, Polycotylinae, Thililua, Trinacromerum, Polycotylus ichthyospondylus tanais, Polycotylus brevispondylus

Subtaxa: Sulcusuchus erraini

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Type: Sulcusuchus erraini

Ecology: aquatic carnivore