Genus: Sphenosuchus HAUGHTON, 1915

Species: acutus HAUGHTON, 1915

Holotype: SAM 3014

Locality: Paballon, Mount Fletcher, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

Horizon: Upper Elliot Formation, Red Beds, Stormberg series.


Age: Hettangian-Lower Sinemurian Stage, Lower Lias Epoch, Early Jurassic.

Material: Almost complete skull and jaw, right clavicle, interclavicle, left and right humeri, cervical vertebrae, anterior caudal vertebrae, fragmentary hind legs.

Sphenosuchus acutus (modified from Walker, 1990 & Sereno & Wild, 1992).