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Alligator mcgrewi Schmidt 1941 (alligator)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Alligatoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 172980

Full reference: K. P. Schmidt. 1941. A new fossil alligator from Nebraska. Geological Series of Field Museum of Natural History 8(4):27-32

Belongs to Alligator according to D. Snyder 2007

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

Type specimen: F.M. No. P26242, a skull (nearly complete skull and rami). Its type locality is Aletomeryx Quarry, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in the Runningwater Formation of Nebraska.

Ecology: carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): skull 145.2 x 96.4

Estimated body mass: 3.00 kg based on skull length