Barberenachampsa

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Barberenachampsa
Temporal range: Late Triassic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Unspecified
Family: Proterochampsidae
Genus: Barberenachampsa
Barberena 1982
Species

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Barberenachampsa is a genus of proterosuchid archosauromorph from the Late Triassic of Brazil. It's named in honor of Mário Costa Barberena.

Species[edit]

  • Barberenachampsa nodosa, Barberena 1982. This species was about 3 metres (9.8 ft) long and weighed 250 kilograms (550 lb). It was carnivorous and fed on fish. It lived during the Triassic, and was found in the Santa Maria Formation, geopark of Paleorrota, Brazil.

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