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Brachychampsa Gilmore 1911 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

PaleoDB taxon number: 53185

Full reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1911. A new fossil alligator from the Hell Creek Beds of Montana. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 41(1860):297-302

Parent taxon: Caimaninae according to P. Bona et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Albertochampsa, Bottosaurus, Caiman tremembensis, Centenariosuchus, Culebrasuchus, Eocaiman, Globidentosuchus, Gnatusuchus, Jacarea, Kuttanacaiman, Mourasuchus, Necrosuchus, Nettosuchidae, Orthogenysuchus, Paleosuchus, Protocaiman, Purussaurus, Stangerochampsa, Tsoabichi

Subtaxa: none

Type: Brachychampsa montana

Ecology: amphibious carnivore