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Pakasuchus O'Connor et al. 2010 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata - Candidodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 173418

Full reference: P. M. O'Connor, J. J. W. Sertich, N. J. Stevens, E. M. Roberts, M. D. Gottfried, T. L. Hieronymus, Z. A. Jinnah, R. Ridgely, S. E. Ngasala and J. Temba. 2010. The evolution of mammal-like crocodyliforms in the Cretaceous Period of Gondwana. Nature 466:748-751

Parent taxon: Candidodontidae according to J. E. Martin and F. de Lapparent de Broin 2016

Sister taxa: Candidodon, Lavocatchampsa, Malawisuchus

Subtaxa: Pakasuchus kapilimai

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore