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Rhinesuchidae

- Rhinesuchidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1885Gondwanosaurus Lydekker
1885Gondwanosaurus bijoriensis Lydekker
1890Eryops africanus Lydekker
1890Eryops oweni Lydekker
1919Rhinesuchidae Watson p. 65
1925Rhinesuchus africanus Haughton p. 230
1945Phrynosuchidae Romer
1946Rhinesuchidae Kuhn p. 52
1947Uranocentrodontidae Romer
1966Rhinecepidae Ochev
1966Uranocentrodon madagascarensis Ochev
1988Gondwanosaurus Carroll
1988Rhinesuchidae Carroll
2000Rhinesuchidae Schoch and Milner p. 70
2000Rhinesuchidae Yates and Warren pp. 84, 95 fig. 1
2003Rhinesuchidae Damiani and Rubidge p. 29
2013Rhinesuchidae Schoch

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
RankNameAuthor
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Eutemnospondyli
Rhachitomi()
Eryopiformes
Stereospondylomorpha
Stereospondyli()
familyRhinesuchidae
familyRhinesuchidae

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: brackish, freshwater, terrestrialsubp
Locomotion: actively mobilesubo
Life habit: amphibioussubo
Diet: carnivoresubo
Created: 2009-07-20 21:44:54
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:44:54
Source: subo = suborder, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Kungurian to the top of the Induan or 279.30000 to 251.20000 Ma

Collections (23 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Brazil (Piaui) Rhinesuchidae indet. (180814)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Brazil (Maranhao) Rhinesuchidae indet. (180815)
Wordian - Wuchiapingian268.8 - 254.17Brazil (ParanĂ¡) Australerpeton cosgriffi (185753 186658)
Capitanian265.1 - 259.9South Africa (Northern Cape) Rhinesuchidae indet., Rhinesuchus sp. (176246)
Capitanian265.1 - 259.9South Africa (Western Cape) Rhinesuchus avenanti (93096) Rhinesuchus whaitsi (93097 176244)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17South Africa (Eastern Cape) Laccosaurus watsoni (144272) Rhinesuchus capensis (144271) Rhinesuchus rubidgei (174626)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Malawi (Northern Region) Rhinesuchus nyasaensis (176291)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17South Africa (Western Cape) Rhinesuchus sp., Eryops africanus (171377)
Lopingian259.9 - 252.17India (Madhya Pradesh) Gondwanosaurus bijoriensis (186681) Rhinesuchus wadiai (156990)
Lopingian259.9 - 252.17South Africa (Free State) Uranocentrodon senekalensis (196714)
Wuchiapingian - Changhsingian259.9 - 252.17South Africa (Western Cape) Muchocephalus muchos (80178)
Induan252.17 - 251.2South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal) Broomistega putterilli (143714)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2Russian Federation (Kirov) Rhinesuchus wolgodvinensis (159893)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2Russian Federation (Kostroma) Rhinesuchus wolgodvinensis (159892) Rhinesuchus wolgodwinensis (159891)
Induan - Olenekian252.17 - 247.2South Africa (Free State) Lydekkerina putterilli (88282)
Induan - Olenekian252.17 - 247.2South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal) Broomistega putterilli (34815)