Name: Pabwehshi ‭(‬Pab-beast‭)‬.
Phonetic: Pab-wesh-e.
Named By: J.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Wilson,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Malkani‭ & ‬P.‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Gingerich‭ ‬-‭ ‬2001.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Crocodylomorpha,‭ ‬Notosuchia,‭ ‬Sebecosuchia,‭ ‬Baurusuchidae,‭ ‬Baurusuchinae.
Species: P.‭ ‬pakistanensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Pakistan,‭ ‬Balochistan‭ ‬-‭ ‬Pab Formation.
Time period: Maastrichtian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull and post cranial remains of several individuals.

       Pabwehshi is a genus of terrestrial crocodile that lived and hunted on dry land.‭ ‬At the time of writing,‭ ‬Pabwehshi is only known from the Pab Formation of Pakistan where fossils of Pabwehshi were laid down during the Maastrichtian stage of the Cretaceous.‭ ‬Pabwehshi is usually credited as being a member if the Baurusuchidae‭ ‬group of notosuchian crocodiles,‭ ‬though a study by Laesson and Sues in‭ ‬2007‭ ‬placed Pabwehshi within the Peirosauridae group of crocodiles.‭ ‬One feature of Pabwehshi,‭ ‬the presence of a sagittal torus on the maxillary palatal shelves,‭ ‬is so far not seen in other baurusuchid crocodiles.‭

Further reading
-‭ ‬New crocodyliform‭ (‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Mesoeucrocodylia‭) ‬from the Upper Cretaceous Pab Formation of Vitakri,‭ ‬Balochistan‭ (‬Pakistan‭)‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology,‭ ‬University of Michigan‭ ‬30‭(‬12‭)‬:321-336.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Wilson,‭ ‬M.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Malkani‭ & ‬P.‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Gingerich‭ ‬-‭ ‬2001.
-‭ ‬Cranial osteology and phylogenetic relationships of Hamadasuchus rebouli‭ (‬Crocodyliformes:‭ ‬Mesoeucrocodylia‭) ‬from the Cretaceous of Morocco.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society‭ ‬149‭ (‬4‭)‬:‭ ‬533‭–‬567.‭ ‬-‭ ‬H.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Larsson‭ & ‬H.‭ ‬-D.‭ ‬Sues‭ ‬-‭ ‬2007.
-‭ ‬A New Baurusuchid‭ (‬Crocodyliformes,‭ ‬Mesoeucrocodylia‭) ‬from the Late Cretaceous of Brazil and the Phylogeny of Baurusuchidae.‭ ‬-‭ ‬PLoS ONE‭ ‬6‭ (‬7‭)‬:‭ ‬e21916.‭ ‬-‭ ‬F.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Montefeltro,‭ ‬H.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Larsson‭ & ‬M.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Langer‭ [‬Andrew A.‭ ‬Farke,‭ ‬ed.‭] ‬-‭ ‬2011.


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