Lohuecosuchus

Name: Lohuecosuchus ‭(‬Lo Hueco crocodile‭)‬.
Phonetic: Lo-hu-ko-soo-kus.
Named By: I.‭ ‬Narváez,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Brochu,‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Escaso,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Pérez-García‭ & ‬F.‭ ‬Ortega‭ ‬-‭ ‬2015.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Crocodylomorpha,‭ ‬Crocodyliformes,‭ ‬Allodaposuchidae.
Species: L.‭ ‬megadontos‭ (‬type‭)‬,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬mechinorum.
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore.
Size: Skull of L.‭ ‬megadontos about‭ ‬32‭ ‬centimeteres long.
Known locations: France.‭ ‬Spain‭ ‬-‭ ‬Villalba de la Sierra Formation.
Time period: Campanian/Maastrichtian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Skulls and jaws.

       A relative of Allodaposuchus,‭ ‬Lohuecosuchus was a crocodile that lived in‭ ‬Western Europe during the late Cretaceous.

Further reading
-‭ ‬New Crocodyliforms from Southwestern Europe and Definition of a Diverse Clade of European Late Cretaceous Basal Eusuchians.‭ ‬-‭ ‬PLoS ONE‭ ‬10‭(‬11‭)‬:e0140679:1-34.‭ ‬-‭ ‬I.‭ ‬Narváez,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Brochu,‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Escaso,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Pérez-García‭ & ‬F.‭ ‬Ortega‭ ‬-‭ ‬2015.



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