Venaticosuchus

Name: Venaticosuchus.
Phonetic: Ven-at-e-co-su-kus.
Named By: J.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Bonaparte‭ ‬-‭ ‬1971.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Archosauria,‭ ‬Pseudosuchia,‭ ‬Ornithosuchidae.
Species: V.‭ ‬rusconii‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Up to‭ ‬2‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: Argentina‭ ‬-‭ ‬Ischigualasto Formation.
Time period: Carnian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Skull.

       Venaticosuchus is a genus of pseudosuchian archosaur that lived in Argentina during the Triassic.‭ ‬Venaticosuchus is related to Riojasuchus and Ornithosuchus.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Annotated list of the South American Triassic tetrapods,‭ ‬by J.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Bonaparte.‭ ‬In Second Gondwana Symposium,‭ ‬Proceedings and Papers,‭ ‬SH Haughton‭ (‬ed‭)‬.



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