Caririsuchus

Name: Caririsuchus.
Phonetic: Ca-re-re-soo-kus.
Named By: A.‭ ‬W.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Kellner‭ ‬-‭ ‬1987.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Crocodylomorpha,‭ ‬Mesoeucrocodylia,‭ ‬Trematochampsidae.
Species: C.‭ ‬camposi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore.
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.

Further reading
-‭ ‬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.



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