Name: Albertosuchus.
Phonetic: Al-bert-o-su-kus.
Named By: X.-C.‭ ‬Wu‭ & ‬D.‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Brinkman‭ ‬-‭ ‬2015.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Crocodylomorpha,‭ ‬Crocodilia,‭ ‬Crocodyloidea.
Species: A.‭ ‬knudsenii‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Canada,‭ ‬Alberta‭ ‬-‭ ‬Scollard Formation.
Time period: Maastrichtian of the Cretaceous.‭
Fossil representation: Partial skull and associated post cranial remains.

       Albertosuchus is a genus of crocodile that lived in Canada during the late Cretaceous,‭ ‬and which is noted for being similar to‭ ‬Arenysuchus,‭ ‬which is known from similarly aged fossil bearing deposits in Spain.‭ ‬Albertosuchus should not be confused with Albertosaurus,‭ ‬a tyrannosaurid dinosaur of the late Cretaceous,‭ ‬though it is not impossible that the two may have encountered one another.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new crocodylian‭ (‬Eusuchia‭) ‬from the uppermost Cretaceous of Alberta,‭ ‬Canada.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences‭ ‬52:590-607.‭ ‬-‭ ‬X.-C.‭ ‬Wu‭ & ‬D.‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Brinkman‭ ‬-‭ ‬2015.


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