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Brochuchus pigotti (Tchernov & Van Couvering, 1978)

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  • Title: Brochuchus pigotti (Tchernov & Van Couvering, 1978)
  • Type status: Holotype
  • State province: Nyanza
  • Specific epithet: pigotti
  • Scientific name authorship: (Tchernov & Van Couvering, 1978)
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Order: Crocodylia
  • Locality: Shackleton Gully, site R5; Rusinga Island; R 5 / R.5 / Rs 5 / Rs.5
  • Latest era or highest erathem: Cenozoic
  • Latest eon or highest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Identified by: Jack Conrad; American Museum Natural History; Department of Vertebrate Palaeontology; Conrad
  • Identification Qualifier: D. B. Pigott, one of the Ì¢Ì_årst colonial ofÌ¢Ì_åcers to survey paleontological sites in Kenya, had his
  • Higher geography: Africa; Kenya; Nyanza; Suba; Rusinga Island; Shackleton Gully, site R5, Rusinga Island, R 5 / R.5 /
  • Higher classification: Animalia; Chordata; Reptilia; Crocodylia; Crocodylidae
  • Group: Rusinga Group
  • Genus: Brochuchus
  • Formation: Hiwegi Formation
  • Family: Crocodylidae
  • Earliest period or lowest system: Neogene
  • Earliest era or lowest erathem: Cenozoic
  • Earliest epoch or lowest series: Miocene
  • Earliest eon or Lowest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Earliest age or Lowestst age: Burdigalian
  • Country: Kenya
  • Continent: Africa
  • Class: Reptilia
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