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Caiman paranensis Scalabrini 1887 (caiman)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Alligatoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 267666

Alternative combinations: Crocodilus paranensis, Proalligator paranensis, Xenosuchus paranensis

Synonyms: Alligator ameghinoi Rovereto 1912 (no. 267667), Alligator lutescens Rovereto 1912 (no. 267668), Xenosuchus lutescens Rovereto 1912 (no. 267669), Xenosuchus paranensis ameghinoi Rovereto 1912 (no. 267670)

Belongs to Caiman according to B. Patterson 1936

Sister taxa: Caiman australis, Caiman brevirostris, Caiman crocodilus, Caiman gasparinae, Caiman latirostris, Caiman praecursor, Caiman sclerops, Caiman venezuelensis, Caiman wannlangstoni, Caiman yacare

Ecology: carnivore