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Acherontisuchus guajiraensis Hastings et al. 2011 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata - Dyrosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 200249

Full reference: A. K. Hastings, J. I. Bloch, and C. A. Jaramillo. 2011. A new longirostrine dyrosaurid (Crocodylomorpha, Mesoeucrocodylia) from the Paleocene of north-eastern Colombia: biogeographic and behavioural implications for New-World Dyrosauridae. Palaeontology 54(5):1095-1116

Belongs to Acherontisuchus according to A. K. Hastings et al. 2011

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UF ⁄ IGM 34, a partial skeleton (mostly complete mandible, four maxillary fragments, and two partial ribs). Its type locality is La Puente Pit, claystone layer underlying Coal Seam 85 (Cerrejón Coal Mine), which is in a Paleocene/Paleocene terrestrial claystone/coal in the Cerrejón Formation of Colombia.

Ecology: amphibious piscivore