Miadanasuchus

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Miadanasuchus
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Subclass: Diapsida
Infraclass: Archosauromorpha
(unranked): Crurotarsi
Superorder: Crocodylomorpha
(unranked): Mesoeucrocodylia
Family: Trematochampsidae
Genus: Miadanasuchus
Simons & Buckley, 2009
Species

M. oblita Buffetaut & Taquet, 1979(originally Trematochampsa oblita) (type)

Miadanasuchus is an extinct genus of trematochampsid which existed in the Maevarano Formation of Madagascar during the late Cretaceous period (Campanian age).[1] It was first named by Erin L. Rasmusson Simons and Gregory A. Buckley in 2009 and the type species is Miadanasuchus oblita.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Erin L. Rasmusson Simons and Gregory A. Buckley (2009). "New Material of "Trematochampsa" Oblita (Crocodyliformes,Trematochampsidae) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 29 (2): 599–604. doi:10.1671/039.029.0224.