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Allognathosuchus mlynarskii Estes 1988 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Alligatoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 274002

Alternative combination: Chrysochampsa mlynarskii

Full reference: R. Estes. 1988. Lower vertebrates from the Golden Valley Formation, Early Eocene of North Dakota. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 31(20):541-562

Belongs to Allognathosuchus according to S. G. Lucas and R. M. Sullivan 2004

Sister taxa: Allognathosuchus heterodon, Allognathosuchus polyodon, Allognathosuchus wartheni, Allognathosuchus woutersi

Type specimen: YPM-PU 17258, a partial skull (Incomplete skull & 4 osteoderms). Its type locality is White Butte/Turtle Valley, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial claystone in the Golden Valley Formation of North Dakota.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore