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Notochampsa longipes Broom 1904 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata

PaleoDB taxon number: 56657

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 istedana, Paracrocodylia, Paratetrasauropus, Pedeticosaurus, Phyllodontosuchus, Pseudhesperosuchus, Redondavenator, Saltoposuchus, Sphenosuchia, Sphenosuchidae, Sphenosuchus, Stegomosuchus, Stegomus longipes, Terrestrisuchus, Thoracosaurus bahiensis, Trialestes

Type specimen: Its type locality is Eagles Crag, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian terrestrial horizon in the Elliot Formation of South Africa

Ecology: carnivore