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Crocodilus proavus Seeley 1881 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata

PaleoDB taxon number: 64766

Full reference: H. G. Seeley. 1881. The reptile fauna of the Gosau Formation preserved in the Geological Museum of the University of Vienna. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 37(148):620-707

Belongs to Crocodylomorpha according to P. D. Mannion et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Almadasuchus, Carnufex, Crocodilus blavieri, Crocodilus humilis, Crocodilus kutchensis, Crocodilus selaslophensis, Crocodilus vetustus, Crocodyliformes, Dibothrosuchus, Diplosaurus nanus, Dromicosuchus, Eopneumatosuchus, Erythrochampsa, Gondwanasuchia, Goniopholis minor, Hallopus, Hesperosuchus, Junggarsuchus, Kayentasuchus, Litargosuchus, Lukousaurus, Macelognathus, Notochampsa, Notochampsa istedana, 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 Muthmannsdorf, which is in a Campanian estuary/bay coal/sandstone in the Grünbach Formation of Austria

Ecology: carnivore