An early Pliocene Mekosuchine crocodile and the only memeber of its genus. Kalthifrons awrivellensis has a sub-triangular skull with a dorsoventrally flattened platyrostral snout. It has been hypothesised that its extinction was due to competitive exclusion with Crocodylus.
Specimen number: SAMA P35062
Geological age: Pliocene
State/territory: South Australia
Locality/site: Golden Fleece Quarry, Lake Palankarinna