†family Saurosphargidae Li et al. 2011 (diapsid)

Reptilia - Diapsida - Saurosphargidae

Full reference: C. Li, O. Rieppel, X.-C. Wu, L.-J. Zhao, and L.-T. Wang. 2011. A new Triassic marine reptile from southwestern China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31(2):303-312

Parent taxon: Diapsida according to C. Li et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Adelosaurus, Araeoscelidia, Diaptosauria, Dolerosaurus, Drepanosauromorpha, Endennasauridae, Eosuchia, Faxinalipterus, Fremouwsauridae, Horaffia, Hupehsuchia, Ichthyosauromorpha, Lanthanolania, Palacrodon, Prodiapsida, Rysosteus, Sauropterygia, Tamaulipasaurus, Thalattosauriformes, Utahdactylus, Utahdactylus kateae

Subtaxa: Hemilopas Largocephalosaurus Saurosphargis Sinosaurosphargis

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of China (4 collections), Poland (5)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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