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).
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.
- 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.