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Bretesuchus bonapartei Gasparini et al. 1993 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata - Sebecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 192082

Full reference: Z. Gasparini, M. Fernandez, and J. Powell. 1993. New Tertiary sebecosuchians (Crocodylomorpha) from South America: phylogenetic implications. Historical Biology 7(1):1-20

Belongs to Bretesuchus according to J. J. W. Sertich and P. M. O'Connor 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PVL 4735, a partial skull (Skull and jaw partially complete). Its type locality is Estancia El Brete (Paleocene), which is in a Paleocene/Eocene floodplain sandstone/siltstone in the Maiz Gordo Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore