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Erythrosuchus africanus
Temporal range: 250–230 Ma Early to Middle Triassic
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Unrecognized taxon (fix): Erythrosuchus africanus

Erythrosuchus africanus (red crocodile) is an extinct genus of archosauriform reptile from the Triassic of South Africa and Namibia. Remains have been found from the Cynognathus Assemblage Zone of the Beaufort Group in the Karoo of South Africa as well as the Omingonde Formation in Namibia.[1]

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  1. ^ Damiani, R.; Vasconcelos, C.; Renaut, A.; Hancox, J.; Yates, A. (2007). "Dolichuranus primaevus (Therapsida:Anomodontia) from the Middle Triassic of Namibia and its phylogenetic relationships". Palaeontology. 50 (6): 1531–1546. doi:10.1111/j.1475-4983.2007.00727.x. 

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