Eryosuchus

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Eryosuchus
Temporal range: Middle Triassic
Dinosaurium, Eryosuchus tverdochlebovi 1.jpg
E. tverdochlebovi skull
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Eryosuchus

Otschev, 1966
Species
  • E. tverdochlebovi Otschev, 1966 (type)
  • E. antiquus Otschev, 1966
  • E. garjainovi Otschev, 1966
Restoration

Eryosuchus is an extinct genus of temnospondyl amphibian from the Middle Triassic of northern Russia. It was a very large predator: largest specimen known could reach up to 3.5 m (11.5 ft) in length, with a skull over 1 m long.[1]

Sources[edit]

  • The Age of Dinosaurs in Russia and Mongolia by Michael J. Benton, Mikhail A. Shishkin, David M. Unwin, and Evgenii N. Kurochkin. p. 35-59.
  • Dinosaur Encyclopedia by Jayne Parsons
  • Chinese Fossil Vertebrates by Spencer G. Lucas