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meaning: "Dawn Caiman"
Named By: G. G. Simpson in 1933
Time Period: Early Paleocene-Late Miocene (pre-Tiupampan-Montehermosan)~66-5.3 Ma
Location: Argentina - Salamanca Formation, Brazil, and Colombia - Honda Group
Size: Details unavailable but there is some variance between species
Diet: Piscivore/Carnivore
Fossil(s): Several individuals, though often of incomplete skull and jaw remains
Classification: | Chordata | Sauropsida | Crocodylomorpha | Crocodylia | Crocodylia | Alligatoridae | Caimaninae |

Eocaiman is an extinct genus of caimanine containing species living from the Early Paleocene to Late Miocene in what is now Argentina (Salamanca and Sarmiento Formations), Brazil and Colombia (Honda Group).

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