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Proterosuchus alexanderi Hoffman 1965 (archosauromorph)

Reptilia - Eosuchia - Proterosuchidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 347438

Alternative combination: Chasmatosaurus alexanderi

Full reference: A. C. Hoffman. 1965. On the discovery of a new thecodont from the Middle Beaufort Beds. Navorsinge van die Nasionale Museum Bloemfontein 2:33-40

Belongs to Proterosuchus according to M. D. Ezcurra 2016

Sister taxa: Proterosuchus fergusi, Proterosuchus goweri, Chasmatosaurus yuani

Type specimen: NM 1484/C. 3016, a skeleton. Its type locality is Zeekoeigat, Venterstad, which is in an Induan/Olenekian terrestrial horizon in South Africa.

Ecology: carnivore