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Re: Terrestrial crocodiles

chris brochu wrote:

>These aren't "crocodilians" sensu stricto, but are members of
>Crocodyliformes.  "Sebecosuchians" generally are thought to be primarily
>terrestrial, though this group is of questionable monophyly.

Hmmm, Chris, what about the gracile Terrestrisuchus? By its name alone, it
is implied to be a landlubber. Greg Paul depicted it as such (in the book
"Earth and Life Through Time" or something similarly titled), complete with
a fully upright pose. Or is it really a crocodyliform?

Raymond Thaddeus C. Ancog
Mines and Geosciences Bureau