Named By: Llewellyn Ivor Price - 1955.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Crocodylomorpha, Notosuchia, Trematochampsidae.
Species: I. jesuinoi (type).
Size: Skull 37 centimetres long. Total body length estimated to be about 3 meters long.
Known locations: Brazil - Marília Formation.
Time period: Maastrichtian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Skull.
Itasuchus is a genus of extinct notosuchian from the late Cretaceous of Brazil. Itasuchus is considered to have been similar to Barreirosuchus which is from slightly earlier during the late Cretaceous, and Caririsuchus which is known from the late early Cretaceous. All three of these genera are known from Brazil.
- Novos crocodilídeos dos arenitos da Série Bauru. Cretáceo do Estado de Minas Gerais [New crocodilians from the Baurú Series sandstones, Cretaceous of Minas Gerais state] - Llewellyn Ivor Price - 1955.