†tribe Geosaurini Cau and Fanti 2011 (marine crocodile)

Reptilia - Loricata - Metriorhynchidae

Full reference: A. Cau and F. Fanti. 2011. The oldest known metriorhynchid crocodylian from the Middle Jurassic of North-eastern Italy: Neptunidraco ammoniticus gen. et sp. nov. Gondwana Research 19:550-565

Parent taxon: Geosaurinae according to M. T. Young et al. 2014

See also Barrientos-Lara et al. 2016, Cau and Fanti 2011, Chiarenza et al. 2015, Foffa et al. 2018, Young 2013, Young et al. 2013 and Young et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Dakosaurus, Geosaurus, Neptunidraco, Plesiosuchus, Suchodus, Torvoneustes, Tyrannoneustes

Subtaxa: Geosaurina Plesiosuchina Purranisaurus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore


• Cretaceous of France (1 collection), Italy (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Argentina (1)

• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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