Rhinesuchus Broom 1908 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Rhinesuchidae

Parent taxon: Rhinesuchidae according to R. Schoch and A. R. Milner 2000

See also Carroll 1988, Damiani and Rubidge 2003, Haughton 1925 and Watson 1919

Sister taxa: Australerpetinae, Broomistega, Eryops africanus, Eryops oweni, Gondwanosaurus, Gondwanosaurus bijoriensis, Laccosaurus, Rhineceps, Rhinesuchoides, Uranocentrodon, Uranocentrodon madagascarensis

Subtaxa: Rhinesuchus senekalensis Rhinesuchus wadiai Rhinesuchus whaitsi Rhinesuchus wolgodvinensis

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of the Russian Federation (3 collections)

• Permian of India (1), South Africa (5)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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