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meaning: "Cerro Barcino Formation crocodile"
Named By: Juan Martin Leardi & Diego Pol in 2009
Time Period: Early Cretaceous, Aptian-Albian
Location: Argentina, Chubut Province - Cerro Barcino Formation
Size: Unavailable
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Skull, lower jaw and partial post cranial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Crocodylomorpha | Peirosauridae |

Barcinosuchus (meaning "Cerro Barcino Formation's crocodile") is an extinct genus of carnivorous metasuchian from the early Cretaceous period. It is a peirosaurid which lived during the early Cretaceous period (Aptian to Albian stage) in what is now Chubut Province, Argentina. It is known from the holotype MPEF-PV 3095, which consists of skull, mandible, and postcranial remains. The specimen recovered from the lower part of the Cerro Castano Member of the Cerro Barcino Formation. Barcinosuchus was named by Martin Leardi and Diego Pol in 2009 and the type species is Barcinosuchus gradilis.

Read more about Barcinosuchus at Wikipedia
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