Protosuchidae

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Protosuchidae
Temporal range: Late Triassic - Early Cretaceous
Protosuchus BW.jpg
life restoration of Protosuchus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Informal group: Protosuchia
Family: Protosuchidae
Brown, 1934

Protosuchidae was a family of crocodylmorph reptiles from the Late Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous time periods.

Distribution[edit]

Triassic protosuchids are known from Lesotho and Arizona. Jurassic protosuchids are known from Nova Scotia, Poland, South Africa, and Arizona. Cretaceous protosuchids are known from China.[1]

Ecology[edit]

Protosuchids were carnivores.[1]

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