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Alligatorium franconicum Ammon 1906 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata

PaleoDB taxon number: 243454

Synonym: Alligatorium paintenense Kuhn 1961 (taxon 243455)

Belongs to Neosuchia according to J. P. Tennant et al. 2016

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

Type specimens:

  • Alligatorium franconicum: Its type locality is Rygol Quarry, Painten, which is in a Kimmeridgian shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Torleite Formation of Germany
  • Alligatorium paintenense: Its type locality is Rygol Quarry, Painten, which is in a Kimmeridgian shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Torleite Formation of Germany.

Ecology: carnivore