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Eocaiman Simpson 1933 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Crocodylia

Full reference: G. G. Simpson. 1933. A new crocodilian from the Notostylops beds of Patagonia. American Museum Novitates 623:1-9

Parent taxon: Caimaninae according to A. K. Hastings et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Caiman tremembensis, Centenariosuchus, Culebrasuchus, Globidentosuchus, Jacarea, Mourasuchus, Necrosuchus, Nettosuchidae, Orthogenysuchus, Paleosuchus, Purussaurus, Tsoabichi

Subtaxa: Eocaiman cavernensis, Eocaiman itaboraiensis, Eocaiman palaeocenicus

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Type: Eocaiman cavernensis

Ecology: carnivore