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Alligator luicus Li and Wang 1987 (alligator)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Alligatoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 288772

Full reference: J. Li and B. Wang. 1987. A new species of Alligator from Shanwang, Shandong. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 25(3):199-207

Belongs to Alligator according to J. Li and B. Wang 1987

Sister taxa: Alligator darwini, Alligator gaudryi, Alligator hantoniensis, Alligator heterodon, Alligator mcgrewi, Alligator mefferdi, Alligator mississippiensis, Alligator olseni, Alligator prenasalis, Alligator sinensis, Alligator thomsoni

Type specimen: LPM 850001, a partial skeleton (Partial skull and postcrania). Its type locality is Shanwang Bed sw2, Linchu district, Shantung province, which is in an Astaracian lacustrine sandstone/mudstone in the Shanwang Formation of China.

Ecology: carnivore