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Shantungosuchus chuhsienensis Young 1961 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata

PaleoDB taxon number: 99475

Full reference: C.-C. Young. 1961. On a new crocodile from Chuhsien, E. Shantung. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 5(1):6-10

Belongs to Shantungosuchus according to M. Bronzati et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Shantungosuchus brachycephalus, Shantungosuchus hangjinensis

Type specimen: IVPP V.2484, a skeleton. Its type locality is Western slope of Tashan Hill, which is in a Tithonian/Aptian terrestrial sandstone in the Mengyin Formation of China.

Ecology: carnivore