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Mahajangasuchus insignis Buckley and Brochu 1999 (Mahajanga crocodile)

Reptilia - Loricata - Mahajangasuchidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 114400

Full reference: G. A. Buckley and C. A. Brochu. 1999. An enigmatic new crocodile from the Upper Cretaceous of Madagascar. In D. M. Unwin (ed.), Cretaceous Fossil Vertebrates. Special Papers in Palaeontology 60:149-175

Belongs to Mahajangasuchus according to J. J. W. Sertich and P. M. O'Connor 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: University of Antananarivo 8654, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is MAD93-35 (SUNY), which is in a Maastrichtian channel sandstone in the Maevarano Formation of Madagascar.

Ecology: carnivore