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Benthosuchus Efremov 1936 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli

PaleoDB taxon number: 37087

Synonyms: Parabenthosuchus Ochev 1958 (no. 37091), Rasaurus Kuzmin 1938 (no. 269988)

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

Sister taxa: Calmasuchus, Capitosauroidea, Edingerella, Sclerothoracidae, Tomeia, Vladlenosaurus, Warrenisuchus, Watsonisuchus, Wetlugasaurus

Subtaxa: Benthosuchus bashkiricus, Benthosuchus bystrowi, Benthosuchus gusevae, Benthosuchus korobkovi, Benthosuchus sushkini, Benthosuchus uralensis

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Type: Benthosaurus sushkini

Ecology: amphibious carnivore