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Caiman sclerops Schneider 1801 (common caiman)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Alligatoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 173281

Alternative combination: Crocodilus sclerops

Belongs to Caiman according to C. C. Mook 1921

Sister taxa: Caiman australis, Caiman brevirostris, Caiman crocodilus, Caiman gasparinae, Caiman latirostris, Caiman paranensis, Caiman praecursor, Caiman wannlangstoni, Caiman yacare

Ecology: carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): skull 248.0 x 162.0

Estimated body mass: 18.6 kg based on skull length