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Named By: N. Klein & T. Scheyer in 2014
Time Period: Middle Triassic
Location: Netherlands - Vossenveld Formation
Size: Holotype skeleton about 135 centimetres long
Diet: Durophagovore (shellfish eater)
Fossil(s): Partial skeleton
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Placodontia |

Pararcus is an extinct genus of placodont marine reptile from the Middle Triassic of the Netherlands. The genus is monotypic and the type species is Pararcus diepenbroeki. Pararcus is known from a holotype skeleton about 1.35 metres (4.4 ft) long from the Lower Muschelkalk of Winterswijk.

Read more about Pararcus at Wikipedia
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