Pristichampsus

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Pristichampsus
Temporal range: Eocene
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Crocodilia
Family: Pristichampsidae
Genus: Pristichampsus
Gervais, 1853
Species
  • P. rollinatii (Gray, 1831) (type)
  • ?P. birjukovi Efimov, 1988
  • ?P. kuznetzovi Efimov, 1988
Synonyms

Pristichampsus (also known as the saw crocodile) is an extinct crocodylian that grew to 3 metres in length. There are many different species: P. rollinatii, the type species from France, P. vorax from Wyoming and Texas, and P. geiseltalensis from Germany.