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meaning: "near crocodile"
Named By: Richard Lydekker in 1885
Time Period: Late Triassic, 222.5-212 Ma
Location: India, Andhra Pradesh - Lower Maleri Formation, and Madhya Pradesh - Tiki Formation
Size: Roughly about 2.4 meters long
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore
Fossil(s): Remains of several individuals ranging from disarticulated isolated remains to articulated skeletons
Classification: | Chordata | Sauropsida | Phytosauria |

Parasuchus is an extinct genus of phytosaur known from the Late Triassic (late Carnian to early Norian stage) of Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, India. It contains a single species, Parasuchus hislopi (though see below).

Read more about Parasuchus at Wikipedia
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