|Named By:||A. S. Romer in 1971|
|Time Period:||Middle Triassic, 236-234 Ma|
|Location:||Argentina - Chanares Formation|
|Size:||Roughly about 30 centimetres long|
|Fossil(s):||Partial skeletal remains|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauromorpha | Lagosuchia ||
Lagosuchus is a genus of small archosaur from the middle Triassic period. It is generally thought to be closely related to dinosaurs, as a member of the Dinosauromorpha. Its fossils were found in the Chanares Formation of Argentina, dating to the Middle Triassic (Ladinian age), about 230 million years ago.