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Crocodilus vetustus Matheron 1869 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata

PaleoDB taxon number: 96109

Full reference: P. Matheron. 1869. Notice sur les reptiles fossiles des dépôts fluvio-lacustres crétacés du bassin à lignite de Fuveau [Notice on the fossil reptiles from the Cretaceous fluvio-lacustrine deposits of the lignitic Fuveau Basin]. Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences, Belles-Lettres, et Arts de Marseille 1868–1869:345-379

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

Sister taxa: Almadasuchus, Carnufex, Crocodilus blavieri, Crocodilus humilis, Crocodilus kutchensis, Crocodilus proavus, Crocodilus selaslophensis, 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 Tunnel de la Nerthe, Fuveau, which is in a Maastrichtian lacustrine marl in France

Ecology: carnivore