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Melanosuchus Gray 1862 (black caiman)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Alligatoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38430

Parent taxon: Jacarea according to A. E. P. Pinheiro et al. 2013

Sister taxon: Caiman

Subtaxa: Melanosuchus fisheri, Melanosuchus niger

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Ecology: carnivore