Mandasuchus tanyauchen
Mandasuchus ("Manda crocodile") is an extinct genus of loricatan pseuedosuchian. Fossils have been found from the Manda Formation of Tanzania and date back to the Ladinian or Anisian stage of the Middle Triassic. The name was first used in a 1957 doctoral dissertation by Alan J. Charig of the University of Cambridge along with the archosaur Teleocrater. However, the name was only used provisionally in an unpublished disertation, meaning that the name remained a nomen nudum until the official description of Mandasuchus in 2018. Several well preserved specimens have been found, although there is little cranial material.
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