Libycosuchus

Name: Libycosuchus.
Phonetic: Lib-e-co-su-kuss.
Named By: Ernest von Stromer‭ ‬-‭ ‬1914.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Crocodylomorpha,‭ ‬Notosuchia,‭ ‬Libycosuchidae.
Species: L.‭ ‬brevirostris‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Egypt‭ ‬-‭ ‬Baharîje Formation.
Time period: Cenomanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Libycosuchus is a genus of notosuchian crocodile that lived in‭ ‬North Africa during the earlier stages of the Late Cretaceous.‭ ‬Libycosuchus is noted for having a similarity to both Notosuchus and Simosuchus.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Ergebnisse der Forschungreisen Prof.‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Stromers in den Wusten Agyptens:‭ ‬II.‭ ‬Wirbeltier-Reste der Baharije-Stufe‭ (‬unterstes Cenoman‭)‬.‭ ‬1.‭ ‬Einleitung und‭ ‬2.‭ ‬Libycosuchus.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Abhandlungen der Koniglichen Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften,‭ ‬Mathematisch-Physikalischen Klasse‭ ‬27‭(‬3‭)‬:1-15.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Ernest von Stromer‭ ‬-‭ ‬1914.
-‭ ‬La fauna de Vertébrés continentaux du gisement d'In Beceten‭ (‬Sénonien du Niger‭) [‬The continental vertebrate fauna from the In Beceten locality‭ (‬Senonian of Niger‭)]‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Seances de l'Academie des Sciences ŕ Paris,‭ ‬série D‭ ‬279:469-472.‭ ‬-‭ ‬F.‭ ‬de Broin,‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Buffetaut,‭ ‬J.-C.‭ ‬Koeniguer,‭ ‬J.-C.‭ ‬Rage,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Russell,‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Taquet,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Vergnaud-Grazzini‭ & ‬S.‭ ‬Wenz‭ ‬-‭ ‬1974.



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