†family Teratosauridae Cope 1871 (teratosaurid)

Reptilia - Pseudosuchia - Teratosauridae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1871. On the homologies of some of the cranial bones of the Reptilia, and on the systematic arrangement of the class. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science 19:194-247

Parent taxon: Suchia according to M. T. Carrano 2020

See also Battail 1986, Benedetto 1973, Bonaparte 1978, Colbert 1964, Colbert 1970, Cope 1871, Cope 1875, Galton 1971, Huene 1948, Huene 1959, Kuhn 1946, Lapparent 1960, Maleev 1968, McIntosh 1981, Nopcsa 1923, Nopcsa 1928, Parsch 1963, Romer 1956, Rozhdestvensky 1977, Simmons 1965, Steel 1970, Tatarinov 1964, Walker 1964 and Young 1942

Sister taxa: Aetosauria, Crocodiliformes, Gracilisuchidae, Paracrocodylomorpha, Prestosuchidae, Rauisuchia, Rauisuchiformes, Shuvosauridae, Ticinosuchus

Subtaxa: Cladeiodon Zatomus

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Type: Teratosaurus

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: found only at Phoebus Landing, Black River (Cretaceous of North Carolina)

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