Suchomimus

Suchomimus

sook-oh-mim-us

'crocodile mimic'

11.0m-long large theropod

Diet: carnivorous

Country: Niger

Period: Early Cretaceous, 121-112 million years ago

This dinosaur is similar to Spinosaurus and Baryonyx.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Spinosauroidea, Spinosauridae, Baryonychinae

Named by: Sereno, Beck, Dutheil, Gado, Larsson, Lyon, Marcot, Rauhut, Sadleir, Sidor, Varricchio, Wilson and Wilson (1998)

Type species: tenerensis

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