Pepesuchus

Name: Pepesuchus ‭(‬Pepe’s crocodile,‭ ‬after José Martin Suárez whose nickname was‭ ‘‬Pepe‭’).
Phonetic: Peh-pey-soo-kus.
Named By: Diogenes A.‭ ‬Campos,‭ ‬Gustavo R.‭ ‬Oliveira,‭ ‬Rodrigo G.‭ ‬Figueiredo,‭ ‬Douglas Riff,‭ ‬Sergio A.K.‭ ‬Azevedo,‭ ‬Luciana B.‭ ‬Carvalho‭ & ‬Alexander W.A.‭ ‬Kellner‭ ‬-‭ ‬2011.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Crocodylomorpha,‭ ‬Peirosauridae.
Species: P.‭ ‬deiseae‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavaialable.
Known locations: Brazil‭ ‬-‭ ‬Presidente Prudente Formation.
Time period: Campanian/Maastrichtian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Fossil remains of two individuals including complete skulls and one complete skeleton.

       Pepesuchus is a genus of metasuchian that lived in what is now Brazil during the late Cretaceous.‭ ‬Pepesuchus is noted for having‭ ‬ziphodont teeth that laterally compressed to be blade like with serrated edges.‭ ‬This almost certainly means that Pepesuchus was a carnivore that was well adapted to slicing through the flesh of other large animals.

Further reading
-‭ ‬On a new peirosaurid crocodyliform from the Upper Cretaceous,‭ ‬Bauru Group,‭ ‬southeastern Brazil‭ ‬-‭ ‬Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências‭ ‬83‭ (‬1‭)‬:‭ ‬317‭–‬327‭ ‬-‭ ‬Diogenes A.‭ ‬Campos,‭ ‬Gustavo R.‭ ‬Oliveira,‭ ‬Rodrigo G.‭ ‬Figueiredo,‭ ‬Douglas Riff,‭ ‬Sergio A.K.‭ ‬Azevedo,‭ ‬Luciana B.‭ ‬Carvalho‭ & ‬Alexander W.A.‭ ‬Kellner‭ ‬-‭ ‬2011.



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