Temporal range: Early Cretaceous, Aptian–Albian
Leardi and Pol, 2009
Barcinosuchus (meaning "Cerro Barcino Formation's crocodile") is an extinct genus of carnivorous metasuchian from the early Cretaceous period. It is a peirosaurid which lived during the early Cretaceous period (Aptian to Albian stage) in what is now Chubut Province, Argentina. It is known from the holotype MPEF-PV 3095, which consists of skull, mandible, and postcranial remains. The specimen recovered from the lower part of the Cerro Castaño Member of the Cerro Barcino Formation. Barcinosuchus was named by Martín Leardi and Diego Pol in 2009 and the type species is Barcinosuchus gradilis.
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