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Brochuchus pigotti Tchernov and Van Couvering 1978 (crocodile)

Reptilia - Crocodylia - Crocodylidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 267491

Alternative combination: Crocodylus pigotti

Full reference: E. Tchernov and J. Van Couvering. 1978. New crocodiles from the Early Miocene of Kenya. Palaeontology 21(4):857-867

Belongs to Brochuchus according to J. L. Conrad et al. 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NHMUK PV R7729, a skull (Almost complete skull without lower jaw). Its type locality is Shackleton Gully, which is in a Burdigalian fluvial-lacustrine horizon in the Hiwegi Formation of Kenya.

Ecology: carnivore