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Sarcosuchus imperator de Broin and Taquet 1966 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata - Pholidosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 93885

Full reference: F. de Broin and P. Taquet. 1966. Découverte d'un Crocodilien nouveau dans le Crétacé inférieur du Sahara [Discovery of a new crocodilian in the Lower Cretaceous of the Sahara]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris, Série D 262:2326-2329

Belongs to Sarcosuchus according to P. C. Sereno et al. 2001

Sister taxon: Sarcosuchus hartti

Type specimen: MNHN, a skull

Ecology: carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): skull length 1600.0

Estimated body mass: 10.5 tons based on skull length