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Eocaiman

Eocaiman is an extinct genus of caimans containing species living from the Paleocene to Eocene in what is now Argentina and Brazil. [1]

11 relations: Argentina, Brazil, Caiman, Eocene, Extinction, Genus, George Gaylord Simpson, Paleobiology Database, Paleocene, Species, Type species.

Argentina

Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located in southeastern South America.

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Brazil

Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.

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Caiman

A caiman is an alligatorid crocodilian belonging to the subfamily Caimaninae, one of two primary lineages within Alligatoridae, the other being alligators.

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Eocene

The Eocene (symbol E&thinsp) Epoch, lasting from, is a major division of the geologic timescale and the second epoch of the Paleogene Period in the Cenozoic Era.

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Extinction

In biology and ecology, extinction is the end of an organism or of a group of organisms (taxon), normally a species.

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Genus

In biology, a genus (plural: genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms.

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George Gaylord Simpson

George Gaylord Simpson (June 16, 1902 – October 6, 1984) was an American paleontologist.

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Paleobiology Database

The Paleobiology Database is an online resource for information on the distribution and classification of fossil animals, plants, and microorganisms.

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Paleocene

The Paleocene (or; symbol Pε&thinsp) or Palaeocene, the "old recent", is a geologic epoch that lasted from about.

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Species

In biology, a species (abbreviated sp., with the plural form species abbreviated spp.) is one of the basic units of biological classification and a taxonomic rank.

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Type species

In zoological nomenclature, a type species (Species typica) is the species name with which the name of a genus or subgenus is considered to be permanently taxonomically associated, i.e., the species that contains the biological type specimen(s).

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Redirects here:

Eocaiman cavernensis, Eocaiman itaboraiensis.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eocaiman

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