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Goniopholis Owen 1842 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata - Goniopholididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38360

Synonyms: Diplosaurus (no. 52948), Macellodon Owen 1854 (no. 95843), Macellodus Owen 1854 (no. 66818), Marcellodus Owen 1854 (no. 382196)

Full reference: R. Owen. 1842. Report on British fossil reptiles, part II. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 11:60-204

Parent taxon: Goniopholididae according to J. E. Martin et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Amphicotylus, Anteophthalmosuchus, Calsoyasuchus, Coelosuchus, Denazinosuchus, Eutretauranosuchus, Goniopholinae, Goniopholis tenuidens, Hulkepholis, Nannosuchus, Oweniasuchus, Oweniasuchus lusitanicus, Pinaosuchus, Pliogonodon, Siamosuchus, Sunosuchus, Symptosuchus, Symptosuchus contortidens, Zholsuchus procevus

Subtaxa: Goniopholis affinis, Goniopholis baryglyphaeus, Goniopholis brodiei, Goniopholis crassidens, Goniopholis felix, Goniopholis gilmorei, Goniopholis kiplingi, Goniopholis phuwiangensis, Goniopholis pugnax, Goniopholis simus, Goniopholis stovalli, Goniopholis undidens, Goniopholis vebbianus

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Type: Goniopholis crassidens

Ecology: carnivore