Name: Bharitalasuchus ‭(‬large head crocodile‭)‬.
Phonetic: Bha-re-tal-su-kus.
Named By: Martin D.‭ ‬Ezcurra,‭ ‬Saswati Bandyopadhyay‭ & ‬David J.‭ ‬Gower‭ ‬-‭ ‬2021.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Archosauriformes,‭ ‬Erythrosuchidae.
Species: B.‭ ‬tapani‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Roughly estimated to have been about‭ ‬2.3‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: India‭ ‬-‭ ‬Yerrapalli Formation.
Time period: Anisian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial skull bones and post cranial skeleton

       Bharitalasuchus is a genus of erythrosuchid reptile that lived in South Asia during the middle Triassic.‭ ‬Erythrosuchids are noted for proportionately large heads and were among the key predators of the early and mid-Triassic.

Further reading
A new erythrosuchid archosauriform from the middle Triassic Yerrapalli Formation of south-central India.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Ameghiniana.‭ ‬58‭ (‬2‭)‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Martin D.‭ ‬Ezcurra,‭ ‬Saswati Bandyopadhyay‭ & ‬David J.‭ ‬Gower‭ ‬-‭ ‬2021.


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