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Ischyrochampsa meridionalis Vasse 1995 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata

PaleoDB taxon number: 197143

Full reference: D. Vasse. 1995. Ischyrochampsa meridionalis n. g. n. sp., un crocodilien d’affinité gondwanienne dans le Crétacé supérieur du Sud de la France. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Monatshefte 8:501-512

Belongs to Neosuchia according to J. E. Martin et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Alligatorium franconicum, Atoposauridae, Bernissartia, Bernissartiidae, Brillanceausuchidae, Deltasuchus, Eusuchia, Gilchristosuchus, Heterosuchus, Ischyrochampsa, Khoratosuchus, Montsecosuchus, Paluxysuchus, Shamosuchus karakalpakensis, Shamosuchus occidentalis, Stomatosuchidae, Susisuchidae, Terminonaris, Tethysuchia, Thalattosuchia, Theriosuchus, Wahasuchus

Type specimen: MNHN FMR, a partial skull (Incomplete lower jaw and extremity of rostrum). Its type locality is Saint-Estève-Janson, which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian marine sandstone in France.

Ecology: carnivore