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New Extinct Mekosuchine Crocodile from Vanuatu, South Pacific

Mead, Jim; Steadman, David; Bedford, Stuart; Bell, Christopher; Spriggs, Matthew


We describe a new species of crocodile (Reptilia: Crocodyloidea: Mekosuchinae) from a maxilla recovered at the Arapus archaeological site, on the island of Efate, Vanuatu, South Pacific. As with mekosuchine species in New Caledonia and Fiji, Mekosuchus ka

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
Source: Copeia


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