Borealosuchus (meaning "boreal crocodile") is an extinct genus of crocodilians that lived from the Late Cretaceous to the Eocene in North America. It was named by Chris Brochu in 1997 for several species that had been assigned to Leidyosuchus. The species assigned to it are: B. sternbergii, the type species, from the Maastrichtian (Late Cretaceous) of Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming; B. acutidentatus, from the Paleocene of Saskatchewan; B. formidabilis, from the late Santonian and Campanian of North Carolina, and Paleocene of North Dakota and Wyoming; B. griffithi, from the Paleocene of Alberta; and B. wilsoni, from the Eocene of Wyoming. B. formidabilis is particularly well-known, represented by the remains of many individuals from the Wannagan Creek site in North Dakota.

Borealosuchus was a mid-sized crocodilian; B. acutidentatus reached up to 2.8 metres (9.2 ft) in length with a 36 centimetres (14 in) skull.

In Popular Culture Edit

Borealosuchus Saurian

Borealosuchus concept art for Saurian.

Borealosuchus will appear in the upcoming game Saurian.

Borealosuchus in Saurian.

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