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meaning: "animals face"
Named By: M. R. Stocker in 2012
Time Period: Norian/Rhaetian of the Triassic
Location: USA, Arizona - Chinle Formation
Size: Uncertain due to lack of post cranial remains
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore
Fossil(s): Partial skull and lower jaw
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Phytosauria | Phytosauridae |

When first described in 2004 the partial skull and jaws were originally interpreted as specimens of the Smilosuchus species S. adamanensis, though later study found it to be deserving of its own genus.

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