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Gryposuchus colombianus Langston 1965 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

PaleoDB taxon number: 190779

Alternative combination: Gavialis colombianus

Full reference: W. Langston. 1965. Fossil crocodilians from Colombia and the Cenozoic history of the Crocodilia in South America. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 52:1-169

Belongs to Gryposuchus according to R. Salas-Gismondi et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Gryposuchus croizati, Gryposuchus jessei, Gryposuchus neogaeus, Gryposuchus pachakamue

Type specimen: UCMP 41136, a partial skull. Its type locality is Coyaima 7, which is in a Laventan terrestrial sandstone/claystone in Colombia.

Ecology: carnivore