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Gilchristosuchus Wu and Brinkman 1993 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata

PaleoDB taxon number: 173447

Full reference: X.-C. Wu and D. B. Brinkman. 1993. A new crocodylomorph of "mesosuchian" grade from the Upper Cretaceous upper Milk River Formation, southern Alberta. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 13(2):153-160

Parent taxon: Neosuchia according to X.-C. Wu and D. B. Brinkman 1993

Sister taxa: Alligatorium franconicum, Atoposauridae, Bernissartia, Bernissartiidae, Brillanceausuchidae, Deltasuchus, Eusuchia, Heterosuchus, Ischyrochampsa, Ischyrochampsa meridionalis, Khoratosuchus, Montsecosuchus, Paluxysuchus, Shamosuchus karakalpakensis, Shamosuchus occidentalis, Stomatosuchidae, Susisuchidae, Terminonaris, Tethysuchia, Thalattosuchia, Theriosuchus, Wahasuchus

Subtaxa: Gilchristosuchus palatinus

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Type: Gilchristosuchus palatinus

Ecology: carnivore