Name: Polesinesuchus.
Phonetic: Pole-sin-e-su-kuss.
Named By: L.‭ ‬Roberto-da-Silva,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Desojo,‭ ‬S.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Cabreira,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Aires,‭ ‬R.‭ ‬T.‭ ‬Mueller,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Pacheco‭ & ‬S.‭ ‬Dias-da-Silva‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Aetosauria,‭ ‬Stagonolepididae.
Species: P.‭ ‬aurelioi‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Herbivore.
Size: Unavailable due to lack of remains,‭ ‬as well as the possibility that these may be from a juvenile.
Known locations: Brazil‭ ‬-‭ ‬Santa Maria Formation.
Time period: Carnian/Norian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: ‭P‬artial post cranial skeleton found in a semi-articulated state.‭ ‬Holotype individual possibly of a juvenile.

       Polesinesuchus is one of a growing number of aetosaur genera that are steadily being discovered from Triassic aged rock formations in South America.‭ ‬Polesinesuchus is a stagonolepid aetosaur,‭ ‬meaning that it was more similar to genera such as Stagonolepis.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new aetosaur from the Upper Triassic of the Santa Maria Formation,‭ ‬southern Brazil.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Zootaxa‭ ‬3764‭(‬3‭)‬:240-278.‭ ‬-‭ ‬L.‭ ‬Roberto-da-Silva,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Desojo,‭ ‬S.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Cabreira,‭ ‬A.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Aires,‭ ‬R.‭ ‬T.‭ ‬Mueller,‭ ‬C.‭ ‬P.‭ ‬Pacheco‭ & ‬S.‭ ‬Dias-da-Silva‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.


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