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Yuanansuchus Liu and Wang 2005 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Heylerosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 170522

Full reference: J. Liu and Y. Wang. 2005. The first complete mastodonsauroid skull from the Triassic of China: Yuanansuchus laticeps gen. et sp. nov. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(3):725-728

Parent taxon: Heylerosauridae according to J. Liu and Y. Wang 2005

Sister taxa: Rhadalognathus, Wellesaurus bussoni

Subtaxa: Yuanansuchus laticeps, Yuanansuchus maopingchangensis

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Type: Yuanansuchus laticeps

Ecology: amphibious carnivore