The Dino Directory

Share this

Suchomimus

© Andrey Atuchin

© The Paleoart of Julius Csotonyi published by Titan Books

Images

 

Information

This dinosaur is similar to Spinosaurus and Baryonyx.

  • Admire

    More images by Julius Csotonyi that bring the prehistoric world to life

  • Investigate

    Explore dinosaurs with the same body shape as Suchomimus in the Dino Directory

  • Extra

    There may be more details in Wikipedia

Fact file

Pronounced
sook-oh-mim-us
Meaning of name
crocodile mimic
Length
  11m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Early Cretaceous
(121 - 112 million years ago)
Found in
Niger

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Spinosauroidea, Spinosauridae, Baryonychinae, Suchomimus
Named by
Sereno, Beck, Dutheil, Gado, Larsson, Lyon, Marcot, Rauhut, Sadleir, Sidor, Varricchio, Wilson and Wilson (1998)
Type species
tenerensis