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Re: Ref request
>3. *Pristichampsus* (panzercroc)
I'd start with Langston's 1975 paper in Fieldiana:Geology and go with the
references therein. Jin-Ling Li's papers on Planocrania are also worth
looking at - it's probably a pristichampsine.
For that matter, Quinkana is worth a closer look, though it's almost
certainly a derived mekosuckine crocodyloid and not a pristichampsine.
This is not an exhaustive list of references, but should get y'all started:
Langston, W. 1975. Ziphodont crocodiles: Pristichampsus vorax (Troxell),
new combination, from the Eocene of North America. Fieldiana: Geology,
Li, J.L. 1984. A new species of Planocrania from Hengdong, Hunan.
Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 22:123-133.
Willis, P.M.A., and B. Mackness. 1996. Quinkana babarra, a new species of
ziphodont crocodile from the early Pliocene Bluff Downs Local Fauna,
northern Australia with a revision of the genus. Proceedings and Journal
of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 116:143-151.
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