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Eothoracosaurus Brochu 2004 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

PaleoDB taxon number: 176554

Full reference: C. A. Brochu. 2004. A New Late Cretaceous gavialoid crocodylian from Eastern North America and the phylogenetic relationships of thoracosaurs. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24(3):610-633

Parent taxon: Gavialoidea according to R. Salas-Gismondi et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Argochampsa, Crocodilus basifissus, Crocodilus basitruncatus, Crocodilus fastigiatus, Crocodilus marylandicus, Crocodilus obscurus, Crocodilus tenebrosus, Eogavialis, Eosuchus, Gavialis, Gryposuchinae, Holopsisuchus cordatus, Holopsisuchus glyptodon, Holopsisuchus pneumaticus, Ocepesuchus, Thecachampsa serratus, Thecachampsa squankensis, Thecachampsoides, Thoracosaurus, Thoracosaurus grandis

Subtaxa: Eothoracosaurus mississippiensis

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Ecology: carnivore