Named By: Agustín G. Martinelli, Joseph J.W. Sertich, Alberto C. Garrido & Ángel M. Praderio - 2012.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Crocodylomorpha, Mesoeucrocodylia, Peirosauridae.
Species: G. peirosauroides (type).
Known locations: Argentina, Mendoza Province, Neuquén Province.
Time period: Santonian to Campanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Two individuals including skull, jaw and partial post cranial remains.
is a genus of peirosaurid notosuchian that is known to have lived in
South America during the late Cretaceous.
Care should be taken not to confuse Gasparinisuchus with the similarly named Gasparinisaura.
- A new peirosaurid from the Upper Cretaceous of Argentina: Implications for specimens referred to Peirosaurus torminni Price (Crocodyliformes: Peirosauridae) - Cretaceous Research 37: 191–200 - Agustín G. Martinelli, Joseph J.W. Sertich, Alberto C. Garrido & Ángel M. Praderio - 2012.