Name: Bayomesasuchus ‭(‬Cerro Bayo Mesa crocodile‭)‬.
Phonetic: Bay-o-me-su-kus.
Named By: ‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Barrios,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Paulina-Carabajal‭ &‬ P.‭ ‬Bona‭ ‬-‭ ‬2015.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Crocodylomorpha,‭ ‬Peirosauridae.
Species: B.‭ ‬hernandezi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Uncertain.
Known locations: Argentina‭ ‬-‭ ‬Cerro Lisandro Formation.
Time period: Turonian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and lower jaw.

       Bayomesasuchus is a genus of peirosaurid crocodile that lived in South America during the late Cretaceous.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new peirosaurid‭ (‬Crocodyliformes,‭ ‬Mesoeucrocodylia‭) ‬from the Upper Cretaceous of Patagonia,‭ ‬Argentina.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Ameghiniana‭ ‬53‭(‬1‭)‬:14-25.‭ ‬-‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Barrios,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Paulina-Carabajal‭ ‬& P.‭ ‬Bona‭ ‬-‭ 2015.


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