Ayllusuchus

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Ayllusuchus
Temporal range: Early-Late Eocene (Casamayoran-Divisaderan)
~48.6–37.2 Ma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Subclass: Diapsida
Infraclass: Archosauromorpha
(unranked): Crurotarsi
Superorder: Crocodylomorpha
(unranked): Mesoeucrocodylia
Family: Sebecidae
Genus: Ayllusuchus
Gasparini, 1984
Species
  • A. fernandezi Gasparini, 1984 (type)

Ayllusuchus is an extinct genus of sebecid mesoeucrocodylian. Fossils have been found in the Lumbrera Formation of Argentina (Eocene age, Casamayoran-Divisaderan).[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ayllusuchus at Fossilworks.org
  2. ^ Turner, Alan H.; Calvo, Jorge O. (2005). "A new sebecosuchian crocodyliform from the Late Cretaceous of Patagonia". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 25 (1): 87–98. doi:10.1671/0272-4634(2005)025[0087:ANSCFT]2.0.CO;2. 
  3. ^ Paolillo, Alfredo; Linares, Omar J. (2007). "Nuevos cocodrilos Sebecosuchia del Cenozoico Suramericano (Mesosuchia: Crocodylia)". Paleobiologia Neotropical. 3: 1–25.