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meaning: "soldier crocodile"
Named By: D. d. A. Campos, J. M. Suarez, D. Riff & A. W. A. Kellner in 2001
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, Campanian-Maastrichtian
Location: Brazil - Adamantina Formation
Size: Skull up to 47 centimetres long. Total body length about 4 meters long
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Skulls and partial post cranial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Crocodylomorpha | Notosuchia | Sebecosuchia | Baurusuchidae | Baurusuchinae |

Stratiotosuchus (from Greek, stratiotes (stratiotes, "soldier") and soukhos (suchos, "crocodile")) is an extinct genus of baurusuchid mesoeucrocodylian from the Adamantina Formation in Brazil. It lived during the Late Cretaceous. The first fossils were found in the 1980s, and the type species Stratiotosuchus maxhechti was named in 2001. A hyperpredator, it and other baurusuchids may have filled niches occupied elsewhere by theropod dinosaurs.

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