Metoposaurus Lydekker 1890 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Metoposauridae

Synonym: Metopias Meyer 1842 [replaced name]

Parent taxon: Metoposauridae according to R. R. Schoch 2013

See also Carroll 1988, Chowdhury 1965, d'Orbigny 1849, Hunt 1989, Long and Murry 1995, Meyer 1845, Milner and Schoch 2004, Murry 1989, Sulej 2002, Sulej 2007 and Watson 1919

Sister taxa: Anaschisma, Anaschisma brachygnatha, Anaschisma browni, Apachesaurus, Bogdania, Dictyocephalus, Dutuitosaurus, Eupelor, Koskinonodon, Mastodonsaurus durus, Metoposaurus fraasi, Metoposaurus hoffmani, Metoposaurus jonesi, Trigonosternum, Trigonosternum latum

Subtaxa: Metoposaurus algarvensis Metoposaurus bakeri Metoposaurus diagnosticus Metoposaurus santaecrucis Metoposaurus ultimus

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Type: Metopias diagnosticus

Ecology: amphibious piscivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Austria (1 collection), Canada (1: Nova Scotia), France (1), Germany (14), India (1), Italy (1), Poland (2), Portugal (1), United States (2: Texas)

Total: 24 collections including 25 occurrences

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