|Named By:||S. W. Williston in 1904|
|Time Period:||Late Triassic, Carnian|
|Location:||Germany - Hassberge Formation. Poland -Drawno Beds Formation. USA, Arizona - Chinle Formation, Texas - Colorado City Formation, Tecovas Formation, and Wyoming - Popo Agie Formation|
|Size:||Roughly about 2.5 meters long|
|Fossil(s):||Numerous individuals, though often of partial remains|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Crurotarsi | Phytosauria ||
|Also known as:||| Francosuchus angustifrons | Paleorhinus parvus ||
Paleorhinus (Greek: "Old Nose") is an extinct genus of basal phytosaur known from the Late Triassic (late Carnian stage) of Texas and Wyoming, United States, Bavaria, Germany and possibly Poland. It contains two valid species, the type species: Paleorhinus bransoni and Paleorhinus angustifrons. Paleorhinus had a length of about 2.5 meters (8.2 feet).