LOS SEBECOSUCHIA (CROCODILIA) DEL TERRITORIO ARGENTINO. CONSIDERACIONES SOBRE SU "STATUS" TAXONÓMICO.

Zulma Brandoni de Gasparini

Abstract


A new specimen of the Casamayoran (conv. Lower Eocene) crocodile Sebecus icaeorhinus simpson, 1937, is described. The type of the divisaderan (conv. Upper I'ocene ) ilchunaia parca rusconi, 1946, is redescribed and provisionally assigned lo the sebecidae Family. The type of cynodontosuchus rothi smith woodward, j 896, from tbe middle Creuceous of neuquén province is revised and assigned to the baurusuchidae farnily. Finally, Thc taxonomic hierarchy of tbe crocodilia is discussed. As a consequence, the sebecosuchia are Proposed as a new infraorder category (Mesosuchia Suborder ).

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