Name: Yonghesuchus ‭(‬Yonghe crocodile‭)‬.
Phonetic: Yong-he-su-kus.
Named By: X.‭ ‬-C.‭ ‬Wu,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Liu‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬Li‭ ‬-‭ ‬2001.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Diapsida,‭ ‬Archosauromorpha,‭ ‬Archosauria,‭ ‬Pseudosuchia,‭ ‬Suchia,‭ ‬Gracilisuchidae.
Species: Y.‭ ‬sangbiensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Insectivore/Carnivore.
Size: Holotype skull about‭ ‬15.5.‭ ‬centimetres long.
Known locations: China‭ ‬-‭ ‬Tongchuan Formation.
Time period: Ladinian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Two partial skulls,‭ ‬a mandible and some vertebrae.

       Yonghesuchus is a genus of small arhcosaur that lived in China during the Triassic.‭ ‬Although a total body length is unknown at the time of writing,‭ ‬the small skull size alone indicates that Yonghesuchus would have been a‭ ‬small animal,‭ ‬and a predator of animals even smaller than itself.

Further reading
-‭ ‬The anatomy of the first archosauriform‭ (‬Diapsida‭) ‬from the terrestrial Upper Triassic of China.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Vertebrata PalAsiatica‭ ‬39:251-265.‭ ‬-‭ ‬X.‭ ‬-C.‭ ‬Wu,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Liu‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬Li‭ ‬-‭ ‬2001.


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