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Hyposaurus derbianus Cope 1885 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata - Dyrosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 180142

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1885. A contribution to the vertebrate paleontology of Brazil. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 23(121):1-21

Belongs to Hyposaurus according to E. D. Cope 1886

Sister taxa: Hyposaurus nopcsai, Hyposaurus rogersii, Hyposaurus wilsoni

Type specimen: MN, a partial skeleton (Left malar and quadratojugals, nearly complete lower jaw, several vertebrae, humerus, coracoid and several dermal bones). Its type locality is Pernambuco, which is in a Danian marine horizon in the Maria Farinha Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: carnivore