Temporal range: Late Jurassic
Skull (OMNH 2392) of Amphicotylus stovalli from Oklahoma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Superorder: Crocodylomorpha
Family: Goniopholididae
Genus: Amphicotylus
Cope, 1878
Type species
Amphicotylus lucasii
Cope, 1878
  • A. felix (Marsh, 1877)
  • A. gilmorei (Holland, 1905)
  • A. lucasii Cope, 1878
  • A. stovalli (Mook, 1964)

Amphicotylus is an extinct genus of goniopholidid mesoeucrocodylian from the Tithonian of Colorado and Oklahoma.[2]


  1. Pritchard, A. C.; Turner, A. H.; Allen, E. R.; Norell, M. A. (2013). "Osteology of a North American Goniopholidid (Eutretauranosuchus delfsi) and Palate Evolution in Neosuchia". American Museum Novitates. 3783 (3783): 1. doi:10.1206/3783.2.
  2. Marco Brandalise de Andrade; Richard Edmonds; Michael J. Benton; Remmert Schouten (2011). "A new Berriasian species of Goniopholis (Mesoeucrocodylia, Neosuchia) from England, and a review of the genus". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 163 (s1): S66–S108. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2011.00709.x.

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