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Notosuchia
Fossil range: Early Cretaceous - Late Cretaceous
Anatosuchus BW
Anatosuchus minor, a crocodylomorph from the Early Cretaceous of Niger, after Sereno (2003)
Scientific classification

Class:

Sauropsida

Subclass:

Diapsida

Infraclass:

Archosauromorpha

Superorder:

Crocodylomorpha

Suborder:

Notosuchia
Gasparini, 1971

Families:

Notosuchia is a suborder of Mesoeucrocodylia that lived during the Cretaceous. It was a clade of terrestrial crocodilians that evolved a range of feeding behaviours, including: herbivory (Chimaerasuchus), terrestrial hypercarnivory (Baurusuchus), and omnivory (Simosuchus).

GeneraEdit

The evolutionary interrelationships of Notosuchia are in flux, but the following genera are generally considered notosuchians:

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