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Shamosuchus occidentalis Efimov 1982 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata

PaleoDB taxon number: 214387

Belongs to Neosuchia according to A. H. Turner 2015

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

Type specimen: PIN 327/721, a partial skull (Partial rostrum). Its type locality is Dzharakuduk II (general), which is in a Turonian/Turonian delta plain sandstone in the Bissekty Formation of Uzbekistan.

Ecology: carnivore