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meaning: "Shield crocodile"
Named By: Casey M. Holliday & Nicholas M. Gardner in 2012
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 95 Ma
Location: Morocco - Kem Kem Formation
Size: Skull estimated between 2.08 and 2.86 meters long. Total body size estimated between 15 and 22 meters long depending upon what kind of crocodile form it was (refer to main text for detail)
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore
Fossil(s): Partial skull
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Crocodylomorpha | Aegyptosuchidae |

Aegisuchus is an extinct genus of giant, flat-headed crocodyliform within the family Aegyptosuchidae. It existed in what is now Morocco during the Cenomanian age of the Late Cretaceous Epoch. The type species Aegisuchus witmeri was named in 2012 by paleontologists Casey Holliday and Nicholas Gardner, who nicknamed it "Shieldcroc" for the shield-like shape of its skull. A. witmeri is known from a single partial skull including the braincase and skull roof.

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