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Thoracosaurus bahiensis Marsh 1869 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata

PaleoDB taxon number: 196992

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1869. Notice of some new reptilian remains from the Cretaceous of Brazil. American Journal of Sciences and Arts 47:442-444

Belongs to Crocodylomorpha according to R. G. Souza et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Almadasuchus, Carnufex, Crocodilus blavieri, Crocodilus humilis, Crocodilus kutchensis, Crocodilus proavus, Crocodilus vetustus, Crocodyliformes, Dibothrosuchus, Diplosaurus nanus, Dromicosuchus, Eopneumatosuchus, Erythrochampsa, Erythrochampsa longipes, Gondwanasuchia, Goniopholis minor, Hallopus, Hesperosuchus, Junggarsuchus, Kayentasuchus, Litargosuchus, Lukousaurus, Macelognathus, Notochampsa, Notochampsa istedana, Paracrocodylia, Paratetrasauropus, Pedeticosaurus, Phyllodontosuchus, Pseudhesperosuchus, Redondavenator, Saltoposuchus, Sphenosuchia, Sphenosuchidae, Sphenosuchus, Stegomosuchus, Stegomus longipes, Terrestrisuchus, Trialestes

Type specimen: Its type locality is Plataforma, which is in a Hauterivian/Barremian terrestrial conglomerate/shale in Brazil

Ecology: carnivore