Planocraniidae

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Planocraniidae
Temporal range: Eocene, Ypresian–Lutetian
Skull of Pristichampsus geiseltalensis.JPG
Skull of Boverisuchus magnifrons in the Geisel valley museum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Crocodilia
Family: Planocraniidae
Li, 1976
Type species
Planocrania datangensis
Li, 1976
Genera

Boverisuchus
Planocrania

Planocraniidae is an extinct family of basal crocodylian that existed during the Eocene in Asia, Europe and North America. The family was coined by Li in 1976, and contains two genera, Boverisuchus and Planocrania.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brochu, C. A. (2013). "Phylogenetic relationships of Palaeogene ziphodont eusuchians and the status of Pristichampsus Gervais, 1853". Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: 1. doi:10.1017/S1755691013000200.