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Protosuchus Brown 1934 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata

PaleoDB taxon number: 38334

Invalid subtaxa: Archaeosuchus Brown 1933 [replaced name] (no. 180580), Lesothosuchus Whetstone and Whybrow 1983 (no. 38330)

Full reference: B. Brown. 1934. A change of names. Science 79(2039):80

Parent taxon: Crocodyliformes according to P. M. Nascimento and H. Zaher 2011

Sister taxa: Artzosuchidae, Entradasuchus, Gobiosuchidae, Gobiosuchus, Hoplosuchus, Karatausuchus, Kemkemia, Kemkemia auditorei, Krokolithidae, Mesoeucrocodylia, Metasuchia, Microchampsa, Microchampsa scutata, Platyognathus, Protosuchia, Protosuchidae, Shantungosuchus, Shartegosuchidae, Sichuanosuchus, Zaraasuchus, Zosuchus

Subtaxa: Protosuchus haughtoni, Protosuchus micmac, Protosuchus richardsoni

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Ecology: carnivore