Caririsuchus
Temporal range: Albian
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Caririsuchus

Kellner 1987
Species
  • C. camposi Kellner 1987 (type)

Caririsuchus is an extinct genus of peirosaurid[1] crocodylomorph. Fossils have been found from the Romualdo Formation of the Santana Group in the Araripe Basin in northeastern Brazil, dating back to the Albian stage of the Early Cretaceous.[2] It was about 1.5 metres (4.9 ft) in length.

References

  1. ^ C. F. C. Geroto and R. J. Bertini. 2018. New material of Pepesuchus (Crocodyliformes; Mesoeucrocodylia) from the Bauru Group: implications about its phylogeny and the age of the Adamantina Formation. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 185(2):312-334
  2. ^ Kellner, A. W. A. and Campos, D. A. (1999). Vertebrate Paleontology in Brazil - a review. Episodes 22:238-251.