Genus: Glishades PRIETO-MARQUEZ, 2010
Etymology: Latin, Gilia, "mud," and Greek, hades, "unseen"; The generic name may be translated as "concealed in mud", in reference to its being found in sedimentary strata, also, 'Hades' was the dark lord of the underworld in Greek mythology, here metaphorically referring to the "world" beneath the surface where the fossil occur.

Species: ericksoni PRIETO-MARQUEZ, 2010
Etymology: In honor of Dr. Gregory M. Erickson, for his important contributions to the knowledge of archosaur paleobiology.

Holotype: AMNH 27414

Locality: South Milk River, 30 miles west of Sweetgrass, Glacier County, Montana.

Horizon: Corresponds to the Two Medicine Formation.


Age: Campanian Stage, Senonian Subepoch, Upper Gulf Eopch, Late Cretaceous.

Material: Partial left and right premaxillae.

Top Left) Dorsal; Top Right) Ventral; Bottom Left) Right latrial; Bottom Right) Front view.