Genus: Mourasuchus PRICE, 1964
Etymology:
= Carandaisuchus GASPARINI, 1985
Etymology: In honor of Carandai: sombrero en lengua guarani (Antonio Ruiz, 1640) and Greek, suchos, "crocodile."
= Nettosuchus LANGSTON, 1965
Etymology:

Species: amazonensis PRICE, 1964
Etymology: In reference to the Amazon, where the specimen was found.

Holotype: DEM 562-r

Locality: Left pank of the Jurua River, approximately 4 km upstream from teh mouth of Sao Joan Stream, tributary of the Jurua River, Municipality of Marechal Thaumaturgo, Acre State, Brazil.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Miocene Epoch, Upper Neogene Period, Lower Quaternary Subera, Upper Cenozoic Era.

Material: Skull and lower jaw.

Referred material:

CIDADE, RIFF, DE SOUZA-FILHO & HSIOU, 2019

Locality: 'Morro do Careca' locality, municipality of Feijo, Acre State, Brazil.

Horizon: Solimoes Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Miocene Epoch, Upper Neogene Period, Lower Quaternary Subera, Upper Cenozoic Era.

Material:

UFAC-5269: Isoalted left jugal.

 

= Mourasuchus cf. amazonensis

Locality: Niteroi site, right bank of the Acre River, Between the cities of Rio Branco and Senador Guiomard, Acre State, Brazil.

Horizon: Solimoes Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Miocene Epoch, Lower Neogene Period, Upper Tertiary Subera, Middle Cenozoic.

Material:

UFAC-1424: Posterior part of the skull comprised by partial prefrontals, frontal, postorbital, parietal, squamosals, quadrates, quadratojugals, jugals, exoccipitals, pterygoids, ectopterygoids, partial laterosphenoids, partial palatines with associated left mandible comporesd by partial dentary, partial surangular and partial angualr. (originally attributed to Mourasuchus nativus)

LACM-160157: Posterior portion of skull comprised by frontal, postorbital, parietal, squamosals, quadrates, quadratojugals, jugals, exoccipitals, basioccipital, pterygoids, ectopterygoids, laterosphenoids, palatines and indeterminate fragments.


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Species: atopus (LANGSTON, 1965) LANGSTON, 1966
Etymology:
= Nettosuchus atopus LANGSTON, 1965

Holotype: UCMP 38012

Locality: UC locality V-4523, Huila, 6.5 NE of Villavieja, about 4 km ENE of confluence of Qda, La Venta and Qda, La Venta, Colombia, South America.

Horizon: Unnamed Locality.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Miocene Epoch, Lower Neogene Period, Upper Tertiary Subera, Middle Cenozoic.

Material: Fragmentary skull and jaws and associated postcranial elements.

Referred material:

Locality: UC locality V-5046, Huila, about 12 km NE of Villavieja, 1.5 km west of confluence of Qda, Arenosa and Rio Cabrera, at headwaters of Qda, Colombia, South America.

Horizon: Astropothere locality.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Miocene Epoch, Lower Neogene Period, Upper Tertiary Subera, Middle Cenozoic.

Material:

UCMP 40177: An incomplete left dentary.

 

SALAS-GISMONDI, FLYNN, BABY, TEJADA-LARA, WESSELINGH, & ANTOINE, 2015

Locality: Locality IQ26, Iquitos area, Fernando Lores District, Peru.

Horizon: Pebas Formation.

 Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Middle Miocene Epoch, Neogene Period, Lower Quaternary Subera, Cenozoic Era.

Material:

MUSM 1726: Partial left maxilla.

MUSM 1734: Partial left maxilla.

MUSM 1735: Left jugal.

MUSM 1762: Partial left maxilla.

MUSM 1933: Left premaxilla.

MUSM 2077: Posteriorleft maxilla.

MUSM 2378: Skull table.

MUSM 2379: Jaw elements, humerus, cervical vettebra, and scapula.

 

Locality: Locality IQ114, Iquitos area, Fernando Lores District, Peru.

Horizon: Pebas Formation.

Biostratigraphy: Mollusc Zone 8.

Age: Late Middle Miocene Epoch, Neogene Period, Lower Quaternary Subera, Cenozoic Era.

Material

MUSM 1966: Right quadrate.

MUSM 2074: Right jugal.

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Species: areandsi VILLANUEVA, 1984
Etymology:

Holotype: CIAAP 1297

Locality: State of Falcon, Venezuela.

Horizon: Urumaco Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Miocene Epoch, Lower Neogene Period, Upper Tertiary Subera, Middle Cenozoic.

Material: Skull, atlas, axis and 5 cervical vertebrae.

Referred material:

UNEFM-CIAAP-1333: Right maxilla.

 

CIDADE, RINCON & SOLORZANO, 2020

Locality: 11°11'3.29"N, 70°20'49.54"W, State of Falcon, Venezuela.

Horizon: Urumaco Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Miocene Epoch, Lower Neogene Period, Upper Tertiary Subera, Middle Cenozoic.

Material:

IVIC-P-2907: Postorbital, supraoccipital, frontal, squamosal, parietal, quadrate, and quadratojugal, fragemtns of dentary, 3 cervical, 4 thoracic, 2 lumbar and 1 sacral vertebrae, and a right humerus.

 

 

LANGSTON, 2008

Locality: 3 1/2 km N30°W of El Picacho, on the up side of the Chiguaje Fault, Falcon State, Venezuela.

Horizon: Urumaco Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Miocene Epoch, Lower Neogene Period, Upper Tertiary Subera, Middle Cenozoic.

Material:

MCC 110-72V: Skull, lower jaw, a substantial part of the vertebral column, fragments of ribs, parts of the pectoral and pelvic girdles, and some osteoderms.

 

SCHEYER, & DELFINO, 2016

Locality: El Vijadero, ca. 6 km south west of Urumaco Town, Flacon State, Venezula.

Horizon: Urumaco Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Early Pliocene Epoch, Boundary Upper Neogene Period, Lower Quaternary Subera, Upper Cenozoic Era.

Material:

AMU-CURS0768: Larger posterior skull part.

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Species: nativus (GASPARINI, 1985) BOCQUETIN & de SOUZA FILHO, 1990
Etymology: Aborigen, nativo de American del Sur.
= Carandaisuchus nativus GASPARINI, 1985

Holotype: Museo de La Plata, MLP 73-IV-15-8

Locality: Barrancas de los alrededores de la Ciudad de Parana, province Entre Rios, Argentina, probably in Tarija, Bolivia.

Horizon: Ituzaingo Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Miocene- Miocene Epoch, Lower Neogene Period, Upper Tertiary Subera, Middle Cenozoic.-Pliocene Epoch, Upper Neogene Period, Lower Quaternary Subera, Upper Cenozoic Era

Material: Fragmentary back of a skull.

Referred material:

BONA, & BARRIOS, 2015

Locality: Niteroi site, right bank of the Acre River, Between the cities of Rio Branco and Senador Guiomard, Acre State, Brazil.

Horizon: Solimoes Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Miocene Epoch, Lower Neogene Period, Upper Tertiary Subera, Middle Cenozoic.

Material:

AMU-CURS-212-218: Skull fragments.

MLP 73-IV-15-9: Posterior part of skull.

UFAC-1397:Left maxillae.

UFAC-1431-1477-1666-2515-3530-3818-4259, 4885, 4925: Posterior part of the skull.

UFAC-1484: Left hemimadible.

UFAC-1485: Right hemimandlble.

UFAC-1495: Right maxillae.

 

SCHEYER, AGUILERA, DELFINO, FORTIER, CARLINI, SANCHEZ, CARRILLO-BRICENO, QUIROZ, & SANCHEZ-VILLAGRA, 2013

Locality: El Mamon locality, Falcon State, Northwestern Venezuela.

Horizon: Upper Member, Urumaco Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Early Pliocene Epoch, Boundary Upper Neogene Period, Lower Quaternary Subera, Upper Cenozoic Era.

Material:

AMU-CURS-212: A posterior skull roof and braincase.

 

SCHEYER, & DELFINO, 2016

Locality: Northwest of San Rafael, Falcon State, Venezuela.

Horizon: Urumaco Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Middle Miocene Epoch, Neogene Period, Lower Quaternary Subera, Cenozoic Era.

Material:

AMU-CURS-395, 396, :

 

Locality: Loc Norte Las Huertas, SW of El Mamon, Falcon State, Venezuela.

Horizon: Urumaco Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Early Pliocene Epoch, Boundary Upper Neogene Period, Lower Quaternary Subera, Upper Cenozoic Era.

Material:

AMU-CURS-430:

Locality: Puente Rio Urumaco locality, Falcon State, Northwestern Venezuela.

Horizon: Upper Member, Urumaco Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Early Pliocene Epoch, Boundary Upper Neogene Period, Lower Quaternary Subera, Upper Cenozoic Era.

Material:

AMU-CURS-218: Additional cranial material.

 

TINEO, BONA, PEREZ, VERGANI, GONZALEZ, POIRE, GASPARINI, & LEGARRETA, 2014

Locality: La Angostura Locality, 50 km southwest of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia.

Horizon: Yecua Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Miocene Epoch, Lower Neogene Period, Upper Tertiary Subera, Middle Cenozoic.

Material:

YPFB-LIT-PAL-001: Skull fragmetns, 3 parital vertebrae and rib components.

 

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Species: pattersoni CIDADE, SOLORAZANO, RINCON, RIFF & HSIOU, 2017
Etymology: In honor of the eminent Anglo-American paleontologist Bryan Patterson (1909-1979), who is respondible for many contributions to the vertebrate paleontology of the Americas and conducted the field work in which the holotype of the species was collected.

Holotype: MCNC-PAL-110-72V

Locality: 2 1/2 km N 30°W of El Picacho, on the up side of the Chiguaja fault, about 6.5 km N 24°E of the town Urumaco, Falcon State, Venezuela.

Horizon: Upper Member, Urumaco Formation.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Late Miocene Epoch, Lower Neogene Period, Upper Tertiary Subera, Middle Cenozoic.

Material:

An almost complete skull with both mandibles and several post-cranial remains including atlas, axis, 2 sacral and the first caudal vertebra along with tentatively identified 7 cervical, 6 thoracic, 3 lumbar and 13 caudal vertebrae, 5 cervical ribs and an unknonw number of sacral and caudal rigs along with fragments of thoracic ribs, both scapulae and coracoids, a right ilium and ischium and 15 osteoderms.

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