Trematochampsa

Name: Trematochampsa.
Phonetic: Tre-mat-o-champ-sa.
Named By: E.‭ ‬Buffetaut‭ ‬-‭ ‬1974.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Archosauromorpha,‭ ‬Crurotarsi,‭ ‬Crocodylomorpha,‭ ‬Mesoeucrocodylia,‭ ‬Trematochampsidae.
Species: T.‭ ‬taqueti‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Niger‭ ‬-‭ ‬In Beceten Formation.
Time period: Cenomanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Trematochampsa is a genus of crocodile that lived in what is now Niger during the Late Cretaceous.‭ ‬A second species named in‭ ‬1979‭ ‬as T.‭ ‬oblita has now been reassigned to its own genus,‭ ‬Miadanasuchus.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Trematochampsa taqueti,‭ ‬un Crocodilien nouveau du Sénonian inférieur du Niger.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Comptes Rendus de l'Academie des Sciences‭ (‬Paris‭) ‬279:‭ ‬1749‭–‬1752.‭ ‬-‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Buffetaut‭ ‬-‭ ‬1974.
] -‭ ‬Un nouveau Crocodilien mésosuchien dans le Campanien de Madagascar,‭ ‬Trematochampsa oblita,‭ ‬n.sp.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France‭ ‬2:‭ ‬183‭–‬188.‭ ‬-‭ ‬E.‭ ‬Buffetaut‭ & ‬P.‭ ‬Taquet‭ ‬-‭ ‬1979.
-‭ ‬New Material of‭ "‬Trematochampsa‭" ‬Oblita‭ (‬Crocodyliformes,Trematochampsidae‭) ‬from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology‭ ‬29‭ (‬2‭)‬:‭ ‬599‭–‬604.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Erin L.‭ ‬Rasmusson Simons‭ & ‬Gregory A.‭ ‬Buckley‭ ‬-‭ ‬2009.



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