Longosuchus

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Longosuchus
Temporal range: Late Triassic
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Skeleton
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Aetosauria
Family: Stagonolepididae
Subfamily: Desmatosuchinae
Genus: Longosuchus
Hunt & Lucas, 1990
Species
  • L. meadei Hunt & Lucas, 1990 (type)

Longosuchus (meaning "Long's crocodile") is an extinct genus of aetosaur from the Late Triassic of North America and Morocco.[1][2] It measured about 3 metres in length.[1]

Restoration

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hans-Dieter Sues and Nicholas C. Fraser (2010): Triassic Life on Land: The Great Transition ISBN 978-0-231-13522-1
  2. ^ Lucas, Spencer (1998). "The aetosaur Longosuchus from the Triassic of Morocco and its biochronological significance". Academie des sciences. 326: 589–594.