|Named By:||T. M. Scheyer, O. A. Aguilera, M. Delfino, D. C. Fortier, A. A. Carlini, R. Sanchez, J. D. CarrilloinBriceno, L. Quiroz & M. R. SanchezinVillagra in 2013|
|Time Period:||Early Pliocene (Montehermosan-Chapadmalalan)~5.332-3.6 Ma|
|Location:||Venezuela - San Gregorio Formation, Cergel Member|
|Size:||Holotype skull approximately 74 centimetres long, total size unknown|
|Fossil(s):||Almost complete skull and lower jaws|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Crocodylomorpha | Crocodilia | Crocodylidae | Crocodylinae ||
Crocodylus falconensis is an extinct species of crocodile known from the early Pliocene of the lower part of the Vergel Member of the San Gregorio Formation of Venezuela. C. falconensis was named in 2013 and it is thought to be the basalmost known Neotropical crocodile species. The cladogram below follows the topology from Scheyer et al. (2013).