Name: Litargosuchus ‭(‬running fast crocodile‭)‬.
Phonetic: Lit-ar-go-su-kuss.
Named By: J.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Clark‭ & ‬H.-D.‭ ‬Sues‭ ‬-‭ ‬2002.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Crocodylomorpha,‭ ‬Sphenosuchia,‭ ‬Sphenosuchidae.
Species: L.‭ ‬leptorhynchus‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Skull roughly‭ ‬7‭ ‬centimetres long.
Known locations: South Africa‭ ‬-‭ ‬Elliot Formation.
Time period: Hettangian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Complete skull and partial post cranial skeleton.

       Initially thought to represent Pedeticosaurus,‭ ‬though not assigned to an exact species,‭ ‬Litargosuchus was later established upon the description of a complete skull and partial post cranial skeleton.‭ ‬Litargosuchus would have been a fast running predator of smaller vertebrates such as lizards,‭ ‬though larger invertebrates may have also been taken.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Two new basal crocodylomorph archosaur from the Lower Jurassic and the monophyly of the Sphenosuchia.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society‭ ‬136:77-95.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Clark‭ & ‬H.-D.‭ ‬Sues‭ ‬-‭ ‬2002.


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