Wargosuchus

Name: Wargosuchus ‭(‬Warg crocodile‭)‬.
Phonetic: Warg-o-su-kus.
Named By: A.‭ ‬G.‭ ‬Martinelli‭ & ‬D.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Pais‭ ‬-‭ ‬2008.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Crocodylomorpha,‭ ‬Notosuchia,‭ ‬Sebecosuchia,‭ ‬Baurusuchidae,‭ ‬Pissarrachampsinae.
Species: W.‭ ‬australis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unknown due to lack of remains.
Known locations: Argentina,‭ ‬Neuquén Province‭ ‬-‭ ‬Bajo de la Carpa Formation.
Time period: Santonian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial skull,‭ ‬including right maxilla,‭ ‬premaxilla and skull roof.

       Wargosuchus is a genus of baurusucid crocodile that lived in South America during the Late Cretaceous.‭ ‬At the time of description‭ (‬and writing‭)‬,‭ ‬Wargosuchus is only known from a single incomplete skull,‭ ‬mostly of the tooth bearing bones of the right hand side.‭ ‬Despite this lack of fossil remains,‭ ‬Wargosuchus is still notable for bearing a similarity to the genus Pissarrachampsa.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new baurusuchid crocodyliform‭ (‬Archosauria‭) ‬from the Late Cretaceous of Patagonia‭ (‬Argentina‭)‬.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Comptes Rendus Palevol‭ ‬7:371-38.1.‭ ‬-‭ ‬A.‭ ‬G.‭ ‬Martinelli‭ & ‬D.‭ ‬F.‭ ‬Pais‭ ‬-‭ ‬2008.



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