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†family Bernissartiidae Dollo 1883 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata

PaleoDB taxon number: 38380

Alternative spellings: Bernissartidae, Bernissartinae

Full reference: L. Dollo. 1883. Première note sur les crocodiliens de Bernissart [First note on the crocodilians of Bernissart]. Bulletin du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique 2:309-338

Parent taxon: Neosuchia according to S. C. Sweetman et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Alligatorium franconicum, Atoposauridae, Bernissartia, Brillanceausuchidae, Deltasuchus, Eusuchia, Gilchristosuchus, Heterosuchus, Ischyrochampsa, Ischyrochampsa meridionalis, Khoratosuchus, Montsecosuchus, Paluxysuchus, Shamosuchus karakalpakensis, Shamosuchus occidentalis, Stomatosuchidae, Susisuchidae, Terminonaris, Tethysuchia, Thalattosuchia, Theriosuchus, Wahasuchus

Subtaxa: Koumpiodontosuchus

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Type: Bernissartia

Ecology: carnivore