Named By: A. W. A. Kellner, A. E. P. Pinheiro & D. A. Campos - 2014.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Crocodylomorpha, Sebecosuchia, Sebecia, Sebecidae.
Species: S. fluminensis (type).
Size: Skull roughly about 32 centimetres in length.
Known locations: Brazil.
Time period: Thanetian of the Paleocene/Ypresian of the Eocene.
Fossil representation: Skull and lower jaws.
Sahitisuchus is a genus of sebesuchid crocodile that lived in South America during the Paleocene/Eocene. Sahitisuchus is thought to have been semi aquatic and as a sebesuchis would have been related to genera such as Sebecus, Langstonia and Zulmasuchus.
- A new sebecid from the Paleogene of Brazil and the crocodyliform radiation after the K–Pg boundary. - PLoS ONE 9(1). - A. W. A. Kellner, A. E. P. Pinheiro & D. A. Campos - 2014.