†family Saphaeosauridae Nopcsa 1923

Reptilia - Eosuchia - Saphaeosauridae

Alternative spellings: Saphaeosaurinae, Sapheosauridae

Synonym: Sauranodontidae Lortet 1892

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

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

See also Benton 1985, Cocude-Michel 1963, Kuhn 1946, Kuhn 1966 and Nopcsa 1923

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

Subtaxa: Kallimodon Sapheosaurus

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• Jurassic of France (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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