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Kemkemia auditorei Cau and Maganuco 2009 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata

PaleoDB taxon number: 245209

Full reference: A. Cau and S. Maganuco. 2009. A new theropod dinosaur, represented by a single unusual caudal vertebra, from the Kem Kem Beds (Cretaceous) of Morocco. Atti della SocietÓ italiana di scienze naturali e del museo civico di storia naturale di Milano 150:239-257

Belongs to Crocodyliformes according to G. Lio et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Artzosuchidae, Entradasuchus, Gobiosuchidae, Karatausuchus, Kemkemia, Krokolithidae, Lisboasaurus, Lisboasaurus estesi, Mesoeucrocodylia, Metasuchia, Microchampsa, Microchampsa scutata, Platyognathus, Protosuchia, Protosuchidae, Shantungosuchus, Shartegosuchidae, Sichuanosuchus, Zosuchus

Type specimen: MSNM V6408, a set of vertebrae (Distal caudal vertebra). Its type locality is East of Taouz, which is in a Cenomanian channel sandstone in the Kem Kem Formation of Morocco.

Ecology: carnivore