Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, Maastrichtian
Holotypic rostrum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Subclass: Diapsida
Infraclass: Archosauromorpha
Clade: Crurotarsi
Superorder: Crocodylomorpha
Clade: Mesoeucrocodylia
Genus: Induszalim
Malkhani, 2006
Binomial name
Induszalim bala
Malkhani, 2006

Induszalim is an extinct genus of mesoeucrocodylian from the Vitakri Formation, Pakistan based off a single snout and jaw. The holotype rostrum of I. bala was originally refered to the theropod dinosaur Vitakridrinda.[1][2][3] The type, and only species, Induszalim bala, was named and described in 2006.



  1. Malkani, M.S. (2006). "First rostrum of carnivorous Vitakridrinda (Abelisaurid theropod dinosaur) found from the Latest Cretaceous dinosaur beds (Vitakri) Member of Pab Formation, Alam Kali Kakor Locality of Viakri area, Darkham District, Balochistan, Pakistan". Sindh University Y Research Journal (Science Series) 38 (3): 7–26. 
  2. Malkani M.S. 2015a. Terrestrial mesoeucrocodiles from the Cretaceous of Pakistan. In: Zhang Y., Wu S.Z., Sun G. eds., abstract volume, 12th Symposium on “Mesozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems (MTE 12), and 3rd Symposium of International Geoscience Program (IGCP 608) “Cretaceous Ecosystem of Asia and Pacific” August 15–20, 2015, Paleontological Museum of Liaoning/Shenyang Normal University, Shenyang, China, 242-246.
  3. Malkani, M.S., 2015b. Dinosaurs, mesoeucrocodiles, pterosaurs, new fauna and flora from Pakistan. Geological Survey of Pakistan, Information Release 823: i-iii,1-32.
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