Named By: A. W. A. Kellner - 1987.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Crocodylomorpha, Mesoeucrocodylia, Trematochampsidae.
Species: C. camposi (type).
Size: About 1.5 meters long.
Known locations: Brazil - Santana Formation.
Time period: Albian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Single individual.
Caririsuchus is a genus of notosuchian that lived in South America during the early Cretaceous. The genus Caririsuchus is thought to have been similar to the genera Itasuchus and Barreirosuchus, both from the late Cretaceous.
- Occurence of a new crocodile in the Lower Cretaceous of the Araripe Basin, northeastern Brazil [Ocorrencia de um novo crocodiliano no Cretaceo Inferior da Bacia do Araripe, nordeste do Brasil] - A. W. A. Kellner - 1987.