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Notochampsa istedana Broom 1904 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata

PaleoDB taxon number: 56655

Full reference: R. Broom. 1904. On a new crocodilian genus (Notochampsa) from the upper Stormberg beds of South Africa. Geological Magazine, new series, decade 5 1:582-584

Belongs to Crocodylomorpha according to K. N. Whetstone and P. J. Whybrow 1983

Sister taxa: Almadasuchus, Carnufex, Crocodilus blavieri, Crocodilus humilis, Crocodilus kutchensis, Crocodilus proavus, Crocodilus selaslophensis, Crocodilus vetustus, Crocodyliformes, Dibothrosuchus, Diplosaurus nanus, Dromicosuchus, Eopneumatosuchus, Erythrochampsa, Gondwanasuchia, Goniopholis minor, Hallopus, Hesperosuchus, Junggarsuchus, Kayentasuchus, Litargosuchus, Lukousaurus, Macelognathus, Notochampsa, Notochampsa longipes, Paracrocodylia, Paratetrasauropus, Pedeticosaurus, Phyllodontosuchus, Pseudhesperosuchus, Redondavenator, Saltoposuchus, Sphenosuchia, Sphenosuchidae, Sphenosuchus, Stegomosuchus, Stegomus longipes, Terrestrisuchus, Thoracosaurus bahiensis, Trialestes

Type specimen: Its type locality is Notochampsa type, Funnystone, which is in a Sinemurian terrestrial sandstone in the Clarens Formation of South Africa

Ecology: carnivore