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Brachysuchus Case 1929 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Phytosauria - Parasuchidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 159228

Full reference: E. C. Case. 1929. Description of the skull of a new form of phytosaur, with notes on the characters of described North American phytosaurs. Memoirs of the University of Michigan Museums, Museum of Paleontology 2:1-56

Parent taxon: Mystriosuchinae according to C. F. Kammerer et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Angistorhinus, Leptosuchomorpha, Protome, Rutiodon, Volcanosuchus, Phytosaurinae

Subtaxa: Brachysuchus megalodon

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Ecology: carnivore