Genus: Deinosuchus HOLLAND, 1909
Etymology: Greek, deinos, "fearfully great" and Greek, souchus, "crocodile."
= Polydectes COPE, 1869
Etymology:
= Pliogonodon LEIDY, 1856 (nomen dubium)
Etymology:
= Phobosuchus NOPCSA, 1924
Etymology: Greek, phobos, "fear" and Greek, suchos, "crocodile."
Note: NOPCSA believed Deinosuchus was preoccupied by Dinosuchus GERVAIS, 1876 and renamed Deinosuchus hatcheri, Phobosuchus hatcheri, which was unnecessary.

Species: rugosus (EMMONS, 1858)
Etymology: Latin, rugosus, "wrinkled."
= Polyptychodon rugosus EMMONS, 1858
= Crocodilus rugosus (EMMONS, 1858)

Holotype: USNM 7443

Locality: Elizabethtown, Bladen County, North Carolina.

Horizon: Black Creek Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Campanian Stage, Senonian Subepoch, Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material: Teeth.

Referred material:

GALLANGER, PARRIS & SPAMER, 1986

Locality: Ellisdale, Monmouth County, New Jersey.

Horizon: Basal Marshalltown Formation, Matawan Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Upper Campanian Stage, Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

NJSM 10854:

NJSM 12463:

NJSM 13772,

NJSM 13933:

NJSM 13929:

Note: the material is Large dermal osteoscute, tooth, large pubis.

HORNER, 1979

ANSP 9150: Vertebra.

 

 IRMIS, HUTCHISON, SERTICH, & TITUS, 2013

Locality: Not given, Utah.

Horizon: Kaiparowits Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Judithian age, Late Campanian Stage, Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

UMNH VP 16146, 16843, 18575 (2), 18591, 20193 (4), 20614: Osteoderms.

 

= Deinosuchus sp TITUS, KNELL, WIERSMA & GETTY, 2008

Locality: Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Garfield County, south-cental Utah.

Horizon: Kaiparowits Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Judithian age, Late Campanian Stage, Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

UMNH VP 16783: Right patial premaxilla, nearly complete maxilla, and partial palatine.

 

HARTSTEIN, DECINA & KEIL, 1999

Locality: Near the town of Bowie, 76°42’30”, 38°57’50:, Prince Georges County, Maryland.

Horizon: Severn Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Early Late Maastrichtian Stage, uppermost Senonian subepoch, Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

Gotsis collection: Tooth.

 

KNIGHT & SCHWIMMER, 2005

Locality: Russell County, Alabama.

Horizon: Blufftown Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Campanian Stage, Senonian Subepoch, Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

Number: Not given: A well-preserved posterior skull and intact braincase.

 

LONGRICH, 2016 (puslished 2015)

Locality: Clifton Farm, Giddensville, Sampson County, North Carolina.

Horizon: Tar Heel Formation, Black Creek Group.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Campanian Stage, uppermost Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

YPM PU 23429: Teeth and scutes.

 

LUCAS, SULLIVAN & SPIELMANN, 2006

Locality: NMMNH locality 4269, SW 1/4, sec. 34, T24N, R13W, San Juan County, New Mexico.

Horizon: Fossil Forest Member, Fruitland Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Kirtlandian Age, Late Campanian Stage, Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

NMMNH P-20064: Mandibular fragment and osteoderms.

Note: From intertongueing of the Bearpaw.

 

MILLER, 1967

Locality: Phoebus Landing, Bladen County, North Carolina.

Horizon: Black Creek Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Campanian Stage, Senonian Subepoch, Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

ANSP 15308: Teeth.

ANSP 15309: Scutes.

ANSP 15310, USNM 7443: Vertebrae.

 

RIVERA-SYLVA, GUZMAN-GUTIERREZ, PALOMINO-SANCHEZ, LOPEZ-ESPINOSA & DE LA PENA-OVIDEO, 2007, RIVERA-SYLVA, GUZMAN-GUTIERREZ, PALOMINO-SANCHEZ, FREY, LOPEZ-ESPINOSA, DE LA PENA-OVIEDO, & SANCHEZ-URIBE, 2008, RIVERA-SYLVA, FREY, PALOMINO-SANCHEZ, GUZMAN-GUTIERREZ & ORTIZ-MENDIETA, 2009, RIVERA-SILVA, FREY, BUZMAN-GUTIERREZ, PALOMINO-SANCHEZ, & STINNESBECK, 2011

Locality: La Salada ("Las Jiocteas"), Ocampo District, northwestern Coahuila State, Mexico.

Horizon: Aguja Formation.

Biostratigraphy:Age: Campanian Stage, Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

CPC 4841-6: 6 teeth and tooth fragments.

CPC 484/7: a 6th or 7th cervical vertebra.

CPC 484/8: Caudal vertebra.

CPC 494/9: An accessory cervical left osteoderm.

CPC 484/19: Ventral osteoderm from the gulothroacic area.

CPC-318: Tooth.

CPC-319: Small dermal scute.

 

 

SCHWIMMER, 1986, 2002

Locality: Chattahoochee River Valley, Western Georgia.

Horizon: Blufftown Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Campanian Stage, Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

CCK-85-3-3, CCK-84-11-1: Teeth.

Number: Not given: Nearly complete lower jaw.

 

SCHWIMMER, 2002

Locality: Jones Dams Site, Lowndes County, Alabama.

Horizon: Mooreville Chalk, Selma Group.

Biostratigraphy: Middle Tylosaurus Acme-zone – Clidastes Acame zone.

Age: Niobraran age, Upper Santonian-Lower Campanian Stage, Senoniain Subepoch, Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

Number: Not given: Skull missing posterior end.

 


Locality: Hannahatchee Creek, Georgia.

Horizon: Blufftown Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Campanian Stage, Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

CSUK-09-02-02: Teeth.

 

SCHWIMMER, SANDERS, ERICKSON, & WEEMS, 2015

Locality: Site 1, Stokes Quarry, south side of County Road 407, ca. 0.25 mile (0.40 km) west of County Road 49, 2.85 miels (4.58 km) east of S.C. Route 320, USGS Florence West 7.5' quadrangle, 3414'21.8"N, 7930.0"W 50', Darlington County, South Carolina.

Horizon: Coachman Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Campanian Stage, Senoniain Subepoch, Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

ChM PV8962: Tooth.

 

Locality: Site 2, Quinby, small tributary of Black Cree, ca. 0.10 mile (0.16 km) east of County Road 1510 (Sand Pit Road), 1.3 miles north of County Road 358 nar Quinby, USGS Florence East 7.5' quadrangle, 3414'44"N, 7943'00"W, Florence County, South Carolina.

Horizon: Bladen Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Campanian Stage, Senoniain Subepoch, Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

ChM PV6774: Tooth.

 

Locality: Site 11, Kingstree, along Clapp Creek, east side of the town of Kingstree, USGS KIngstree 7.5' quadrangle, Williamsburg County, South Carolina.

Horizon: Dono Creek Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Middle Campanian Stage, Senoniain Subepoch, Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

ChM PV7304: Tooth.

 

SCHWIMMER & WILLIAMS, 1996

Locality:

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Early Campanian Stage, Senonian Subepoch, Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

Number: Not given: Partial right mandible.

 

WOLBERG, HALL, BELLIS, CHAVEX, ANDERSON, MORO, & GIL, 1988

Locality: Fossil Forest locality, near Split Lip Flats, San Juan Basin, San Juan County, New Mexico.

Horizon: Fossil Forest Member, Fruitland Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Kirtlandian Age, Late Campanian Stage, Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

KU 134153: 3 caudal vertebrae.

 


= Pliogonodon priscus LEIDY, 1856 (nomen dubium)
Etymology: Laitn, priscus, "ancient."

Holotype: USNM 7448

Locality: Cape Fear, North Carolina.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Cretaceous.

Material: 2 teeth.

 


= Polydectes biturgidus COPE, 1869
Etymology:

Holotype: USNM 7188

Locality: Sampson County, North Carolina.

Horizon: Marl pits.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Cretaceous.

Material: Tooth.

 

= Gorgosaurus? MILLER, 1967

Locality: Phoebus Landing, Bladen County, North Carolina.

Horizon: Black Creek Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Campanian Stage, Senonian Subepoch, Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

ANSP 15303: Anterior portion of a right maxilla.

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Species: hatcheri HOLLAND, 1909
Etymology: In honor of John Bell Hatcher.
= Phobosuchus hatcheri (HOLLAND, 1909) NOPSCSA, 1924

Holotype: CM 963

Locality: Willow Creek, 3 miles west of Nolan and Archer's Ranch, in Fergus County, Montana.

Horizon: Judith River Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Judithian age, Campanian Stage, Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

Breakdown as follows;

CM 963/1: 7th dorsal vertebra.

CM 963/2: Last lumbar vertebra.

CM 963/3: Cervical rib.

CM 963/4: Dorsal ribs.

CM 963/11: Right pubis.

CM 963/12, 963/13, 963/15: Cervical scutes.

CM 963/14: Dorsal scute.

CM 963/16: Sacro-caudal scute.

Note: Originally thought to belong to Stereocephalus tutus. LULL, 1921 has a note on the bottom of page 121 about Deinosuchus scutes.

Referred material:

BREITHAUPT, 1985

Locality: Wyoming.

Horizon: "Mesaverde" Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Judithian Age, Campanian Stage, Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

Number: Not given:

 


= Phobosuchus riograndensis COLBERT & BIRD, 1954
Etymology: In reference to the Rio Grande River, near where the specimen was found.
= Deinosuchus riograndensis (COLBERT & BIRD, 1954)

Holotype: AMNH 3073

Locality: East of Fresno Creek in the Big Bend National Park, on the south side of the Castellan trail, coming from Glenn Spring, about 1/4 mile north of a large quarry, excavated by the Works Progress Administration, Brewster County, Texas.

Horizon: Aguja Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Campanian Stage, Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material: Left and right premaxillae, anterior portion of right maxilla, symphyseal portion of right and left, left articular with posterior portion of left surangular, part of left dentary, teeth, probable 12th presacral vertebra, part of right? ilium and right scapula.

Referred material:

ANGLEN, LEHMAN & WAGNER, 2008

Locality: Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas.

Horizon: Terlingua Creek sandstone, Upper shale Member, Aguja Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Campanian Stage, Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

Number: Not given: Skull and fragmentary skeleton.

 

COSSETT & BROCHU, 2020

Locality: Brewster County, Texas.

Horizon: Aguja Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Campanian Stage, Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

TMM 4057-1: A left side of an upper jaw adn left hemimandible.

TMM 43538-1: Left side of skull.

TMM 43620-1: Skull, mandible, and postcranial elements.

TMM 43632-1: Skull, lower jaw and postcranial elements.

 

LEHMAN, 1989

Locality: About 4 miles north of San Vicente, Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas.

Horizon: Aguja Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Campanian Stage, Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

Number: Not given: Crushed skull and dentary.

Note: This skull shows that it had a more Alligator-like skull than the type skull has shown.

 

SANKEY, 2005

Locality: LSUMG VL-488, Talley Mountain Sites, Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas.

Horizon: Aguja Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Edmontonian age, Lower Upper Campanian Stage, Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

LSUMG 5484: Tooth.

 

Locality: LSUMG VL-489, Talley Mountain Sites, Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas.

Horizon: Aguja Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Edmontonian age, Lower Upper Campanian Stage, Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

LSUMG 5672: Teeth.

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Species: schwimmeri COSSETTE & BROCHU, 2020
Etymology: In honor of David R. Schwimmer for his tireless work on the Late Cretaceous Paleontolog of the Souteast and Eastern Seaboard, U.S.A.

Holotype: MMNS VP-256

Locality: Tulip Creek near Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi.

Horizon: Coffee Sand Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Campanian Stage, Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material: Posterior skull and partial mandible.

Referred material:

Locality: Lowndes County, Alabama.

Horizon: Mooreville Formation.

Biostratgiraphy:

Age: Early Campanian Stage, Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

TMM 45973-1: Upper jaw and mandible.

 

Locality: West Greene, Greene County, Alabama.

Horizon: Mooreville Formation.

Biostratgiraphy:

Age: Early Campanian Stage, Senonian subepoch, Upper Gulf epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material:

ALMNH 1002: Postcranial skeleton.