Name: Parahupehsuchus ‭(‬Near Hupehsuchus‭)‬.
Phonetic: ‭P‬ah-rah-hu-pe-su-kus.
Named By: X.‭ ‬-H.‭ ‬Chen,‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Motani,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Cheng,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Jiang‭ & ‬O.‭ ‬Rieppel‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Diapsida,‭ ‬Ichthyosauromorpha,‭ ‬Hupehsuchia,‭ ‬Hupehsuchidae.
Species: P.‭ ‬longus‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore.
Size: Uncertain due to lack of remains.
Known locations: China,‭ ‬Hubei Province‭ ‬-‭ ‬Jialingjiang Formation.
Time period: Olenekian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial skeletal remains.

       Parahupehsuchus is a genus of hupehsuchian marine reptile that lived in waters that receded over what is now China.‭ ‬Parahupehsuchus would have been a small aquatic predator that is named for its similarity to the type genus of the Hupehsuchidae,‭ ‬Hupehsuchus.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A carapace-like bony‭ ‘‬body tube‭’ ‬in an Early Triassic marine reptile and the onset of marine tetrapod predation.‭ ‬-‭ ‬PLoS ONE‭ ‬9‭(‬4‭)‬:e94396.‭ ‬-‭ ‬X.‭ ‬-H.‭ ‬Chen,‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Motani,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Cheng,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Jiang‭ & ‬O.‭ ‬Rieppel‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.


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