|Named By:||Friedrich von Huene in 1942|
|Time Period:||Late Triassic|
|Location:||Brazil - Santa Maria Formation|
|Size:||Usually credited as up to 5 meters long. An individual discovered in Brazil in 2010 was credited as the equivalent of 6.7 meters long at the time of its discovery|
|Fossil(s):||Several individuals, at least one almost complete|
|Classification:||| Chordata | Reptilia | Rauisuchia | Paracrocodylomorpha | Prestosuchidae ||
Prestosuchus is an extinct genus of pseudosuchian in the family Prestosuchidae. Its close relatives include Saurosuchus and Postosuchus.