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Temporal range: Eocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Crocodilia
Family: Crocodylidae
Genus: Lianghusuchus
Young, 1948
  • L. hengyangensis Young, 1948

Lianghusuchus is an extinct genus of crocodylid crocodilian. Fossils date back to the Eocene and have been found from Hunan, China.[1] The type species is L. hengyangensis, named in 1948.[2]


  1. ^ Lucas, S. G. (2001). Chinese Fossil Vertebrates. Columbia University Press, New York.
  2. ^ Young, C. C. (1948). Fossil crocodiles in China, with notes on dinosaurian remains associated with the Kansu crocodiles. Bulletin of the Geological Society of China 28:225–288.