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Sulcusuchus erraini Gasparini and Spalletti 1990 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Polycotylidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 172502

Full reference: Z. Gasparini and L. A. Spalletti. 1990. Un nuevo cocodrilo en los depositos mareales Maastrichtianos de la Patagonia noroccidental. Ameghiniana 27(1-2):141-150

Belongs to Sulcusuchus according to J. O'Gorman and Z. Gasparini 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MLP 88-IV-10-1, a mandible. Its type locality is Cari-Laufqen Grande Pond, which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian marine horizon in the Los Alamitos Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore