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Elosuchus de Lapparent de Broin 2002 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata - Pholidosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 173484

Full reference: F. de Lapparent de Broin. 2002. Elosuchus, a new genus of crocodile from the Lower Cretaceous of the north of Africa. Comptes Rendus Palevol 1:275-285

Parent taxon: Pholidosauridae according to J. E. Martin and E. Buffetaut 2012

Sister taxa: Anglosuchus, Chalawan, Crocodilaemus, Meridiosaurus, Petrosuchus, Pholidosaurus, Sarcosuchus

Subtaxa: Elosuchus broinae, Elosuchus cherifiensis

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Type: Thoracosaurus cherifiensis

Ecology: carnivore