Named By: C. A. Brochu - 2010.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Crocodylomorpha, Crocodilia, Alligatoridae, Caimaninae.
Species: T. greenriverensis (type).
Known locations: USA, Wyoming - Green River Formation.
Time period: Ypresian of the Eocene.
Fossil representation: Almost complete.
Tsoabichi is a genus of caiman crocodile that lived in North America during the early Eocene. At the time of its description, Tsoabichi is the only caiman crocodile known to have lived north of Mexico.
- A new alligatorid from the lower Eocene Green River Formation of Wyoming and the origin of caimans. - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(4):1109-1126. - C. A. Brochu - 2010.