Named By: X.-C. Wu, Z.-W. Cheng & A. P. Russell - 2001.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Crocodylomorpha, Eusuchia.
Species: R. nonganensis (type).
Size: Skull 28 centimetres long.
Known locations: China - Nenjiang Formation.
Time period: Turonian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Skull and partial post cranial skeletal remains.
Rugosuchus is a genus of crocodile the lived in China during the early half of the Late Cretaceous.
- Cranial anatomy of a new crocodyliform (Archosauria: Crocodylomorpha) from the Lower Cretaceous of Song-Liao Plain, northeastern China. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 38:1653-1663. - X.-C. Wu, Z.-W. Cheng & A. P. Russell - 2001.