Name: Brochuchus ‭(‬Brochu’s crocodile‭)‬.
Phonetic: Bro-chu-su-kus.
Named By: J.‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Conrad,‭ ‬K.‭ ‬Jenkins,‭ ‬T.‭ ‬Lehmann,‭ ‬F.‭ ‬K.‭ ‬Manthi,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Peppe,‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Nightingale,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Cossette,‭ ‬H.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Dunsworth,‭ ‬W.‭ ‬E.‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Harcourt-Smith and K.‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Mcnulty‭ ‬-‭ ‬2013.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Crocodilia,‭ ‬Crocodylidae,‭ ‬Crocodylinae.
Species: B.‭ ‬pigotti‭ (‬type‭)‬,‭ ‬B.‭ ‬parvidens.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: B.‭ ‬pigotti roughly estimated at about‭ ‬1.8‭ ‬meters long,‭ ‬maybe slightly larger.
Known locations: Kenya,‭ ‬Lake Victoria,‭ ‬Rusinga Island‭ ‬-‭ ‬Hiwegi Formation.‭ ‬Saudi Arabia‭ ‬-‭ ‬Dam Formation.
Time period: Early Miocene.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and post cranial remains.

       Brochuchus is a genus of crocodile that lived in Africa during the Miocene.‭ ‬The genus Brochuchus was named‭ ‬after Christopher A.‭ ‬Brochu in recognition for his work on cocodylians and associated animals.‭

Further reading
-‭ ‬New specimens of‭ ‘‬Crocodylus‭’ ‬pigotti‭ (‬Crocodylidae‭) ‬from Rusinga Island,‭ ‬Kenya,‭ ‬and generic reallocation of the species.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology‭ ‬33‭(‬3‭)‬:629-646.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Conrad,‭ ‬K.‭ ‬Jenkins,‭ ‬T.‭ ‬Lehmann,‭ ‬F.‭ ‬K.‭ ‬Manthi,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Peppe,‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Nightingale,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Cossette,‭ ‬H.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Dunsworth,‭ ‬W.‭ ‬E.‭ ‬H.‭ ‬Harcourt-Smith and K.‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Mcnulty‭ ‬-‭ ‬2013.
-‭ ‬A new crocodylid from the middle Miocene of Kenya and the timing of crocodylian faunal change in the late Cenozoic of Africa.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Paleontology.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Adam P.‭ ‬Cossette,‭ ‬Amanda J.‭ ‬Adams,‭ ‬Stephanie K.‭ ‬Drumheller,‭ ‬Jennifer H.‭ ‬Nestler,‭ ‬Brenda R.‭ ‬Benefit,‭ ‬Monte L.‭ ‬McCrossin,‭ ‬Frederick K.‭ ‬Manthi,‭ ‬Rose Nyaboke Juma‭ & ‬Christopher A.‭ ‬Brochu‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.


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