Genus: Platysuchus WESTPHAL, 1962
Etymology: Greek, platys, "wide" and Greek, suchus Latinized form of Greek soukhos, "crocodile": in reference to the flattened, expanded osteoderms and dermal shield.

Species: multiscrobiculatus (BERCKHEMER, 1929) WESTPHAL, 1962
Etymology:
= Mystriosaurus multiscrobiculatus BERCKHEMER, 1929

Holotype: SMNS 9930

Locality: Holzmaden, Kreis Nurtingen, Baden-Wurttemberg State, Germany.

Horizon: Middle Lias epsilon, Posidonienschiefer.

Biostratigraphy:

Age: Lower Toarcian Stage, Upper Lias Epoch, Middle Early Jurassic.

Material: Skull and skeleton.

Referred material:

JOHNSON, YOUNG, BRUSATTE, THUY & WEIS, 2018

Locality: Foretz, Luxembourgh.

Horizon:

Biostratigraphy: Harpoceras serpentinum ammonite zone ('schistes bitumineux').

Age: Lower Toarcian Stage, Upper Lias Epoch, Latest Early Jurassic.

Material:

MNHNL TU164: Anterior rostrum.