|Named By:||Ernest von Stromer in 1914|
|Time Period:||Late Cretaceous|
|Location:||Egypt - Baharije Formation|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Crocodylomorpha | Notosuchia | Libycosuchidae ||
Libycosuchus is an extinct genus of North African crocodylomorph possibly related to Notosuchus. It was terrestrial, living approximately 95 million years ago in the Cenomanian stage of the Late Cretaceous. Fossil remains have been found in the Baharije Formation in Egypt, making it contemporaneous with the crocodilian Stomatosuchus, and dinosaurs, including Spinosaurus. It was one of the few fossils discovered by Ernst Stromer that wasn't destroyed by the Royal Air Force during the bombing of Munich in 1944.