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Xenotosuchus Morales and Shiskin 2002 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Capitosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 260155

Full reference: M. Morales and M. A. Shiskin. 2002. A re-assessment of Parotosuchus africanus (Broom), a capitosauroid temnospondyl amphibian from the Triassic of South Africa. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 22(1):1-11

Parent taxon: Capitosauridae according to M. Morales and M. A. Shiskin 2002

Sister taxa: Bulgosuchus, Capitosaurus arenaceus, Capitosaurus bogdoanus, Capitosaurus polaris, Cherninia, Cyclotosaurus spitzbergensis, Heptasaurus, Jammerbergia, Komatosuchus, Labyrinthodon lavisi, Mastodonsaurus vaslenensis, Parotosuchus dirus, Promastodonsaurus, Stanocephalosaurus birdi, Stenotosaurus, Subcyclotosaurus, Tatrasuchus, Wellesaurus, Odontosaurus voltzii, Odontosaurus, Volgasaurus, Rhadalognathus, Xestorrhytias, Xestorrhytias perrini, Volgasuchus, Archotosaurus, Kestrosaurus

Subtaxa: Xenotosuchus africanus

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore