Genus: Montealtasuchus CARVALHO, VASCONCELLOS & TAVARES, 2007
Etymology: In reference to the Monte Alto County in Brazil, and Greek, souchos, "crocodile."

Species: arrudacamposi CARVALHO, VASCONCELLOS & TAVARES, 2007
Etymology: In honor of Antonio Celso de Arruda Camos, eminent Brazilian paleontologist and professor.

Holotype: MPMA-16-0007-04

Locality: 14 km of Monte Alto, near the border between Monte Alto and Taiacu counties, Sao Paulo State, Southeast Brazil.

Horizon: Adamantina Formation.


Age: Turonian Stage, Uppermost Gallic Subepoch-Santonian Stage, Lower Senonian Subepoch, Lower Gulf Epoch, Late Cretaceous.

Material: Skull, dentary, almost complete axial and appendicular skeleton, and articulated dorsal and ventral exoskeleton (osteoderms).

Montealtosuchus arrudacamposi (after Carvalho et al. 2007).

Montealtosuchus arrudacamposi (modified from Tavares et al. 2017, using the tail from Fiorelli, 2010).