†family Poposauridae Nopcsa 1923 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Pseudosuchia - Poposauridae

Full reference: B. F. Nopcsa. 1923. Die Familien der Reptilien [The families of reptiles]. Forschritte der Geologie und Palaeontologie. Verlag von Gebr├╝der Borntraeger, Berlin 2:1-210

Parent taxon: Paracrocodylomorpha according to O. Alcober and J. M. Parrish 1997

See also Anderson and Cruickshank 1978, Carroll 1988, Colbert 1961, Galton 1977, Galton 1985, Huene 1934, Huene 1934, Kuhn 1946, Kuhn 1966, Long and Murry 1995, Nopcsa 1923, Nopcsa 1928, Parrish 1993, Parrish and Carpenter 1986, Romer 1966, Roxo 1937, Sereno 1991, Steel 1970 and Weinbaum and Hungerb├╝hler 2007

Sister taxa: Loricata, Paracrocodyliformes, Poposauroidea, Vytshegdosuchus

Subtaxa: Heptasuchus Lythrosuchus

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Type: Poposaurus

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of United States (2: Colorado, Wyoming collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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