†family Pleurosauridae Lydekker 1888

Reptilia - Rhynchocephalia - Pleurosauridae

Synonym: Acrosauridae Meyer 1861

Parent taxon: Neosphenodontia according to J. A. Herrera-Flores et al. 2018

See also Benton 1985, Carroll 1988, Jaekel 1910, Klein and Scheyer 2017, Kuhn 1946, Kuhn 1966, Osborn 1903 and Rauhut et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Homoeosauridae, Opisthodontia, Pamizinsaurus, Sapheosauridae, Sphenodontidae

Subtaxa: Acrosaurus Palaeopleurosaurus Pleurosaurus

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Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (3 collections), Germany (11)

Total: 14 collections including 15 occurrences

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