Name: Eohupehsuchus ‭(‬dawn Hupehsuchus‭)‬.
Phonetic: E-oh-hu-peh-su-kus.
Named By: X.-H.‭ ‬Chen,‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Motani,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Cheng,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Y.‭ ‬Jiang‭ & ‬O.‭ ‬Rieppel - 2014.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Hupehsuchia.
Species: E.‭ ‬brevicollis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore.
Size: Preserved length of the holotype‭ ‬1bput‭ ‬18.5-19‭ ‬centimetres long,‭ ‬but this does not include the tail.
Known locations: China‭ ‬-‭ ‬Jialingjiang Formation.‭
Time period: Early Triassic.
Fossil representation: Skull and partial post cranial skeleton.

       Eohupehsuchus is a genus of hupehsuchian reptile that lived in China during the early Triassic.‭ ‬The‭ ‬name Eohupehsuchus means‭ '‬dawn Hupehsuchus‭’‬,‭ ‬a reference to its similarity but earlier appearance to the Hupehsuchus genus.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A Small Short-Necked Hupehsuchian from the Lower Triassic of Hubei Province,‭ ‬China.‭ ‬-‭ ‬PLOS ONE‭ ‬9‭ (‬12.‭ ‬-‭ ‬X.-H.‭ ‬Chen,‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Motani,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Cheng,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Y.‭ ‬Jiang‭ & ‬O.‭ ‬Rieppel‭ [‬Andrew A.‭ ‬Farke,‭ ‬ed.‭] ‬-‭ ‬2014.


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