Duerosuchus

Name: Duerosuchus ‭(‬Deuro river crocodile‭)‬.
Phonetic: Du-ro-su-kus.
Named By: L.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Santiago‭ & ‬L.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Andrés‭ ‬-‭ ‬2009.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Archosauromorpha,‭ ‬Crocodylomorpha,‭ ‬Crocodilia.
Species: D.‭ ‬piscator‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore.
Size: Skull about‭ ‬20‭ ‬centimetres long.‭ ‬Comparison to other crocodiles suggests a length of up to‭ ‬160‭ ‬centimetres long.
Known locations: Spain
Time period: Eocene.
Fossil representation: Skull,‭ ‬lower jaw,‭ ‬osteoderms and possibly vertebrae.

       Duerosuchus is a genus of relatively small crocodile that lived in Spain during the Eocene.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Nuevo género de Crocodylia del Eoceno medio de la Península Ibérica‭ (‬Zamora,‭ ‬España‭)‬:‭ ‬Duerosuchus piscator nov.‭ ‬gen.,‭ ‬nov.‭ ‬sp.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Studia Geologica Salmanticensia‭ ‬45‭ (‬2‭)‬:‭ ‬149‭–‬173.‭ ‬-‭ ‬L.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Santiago‭ & ‬L.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Andrés‭ ‬-‭ ‬2009.



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