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Neptunidraco Cau and Fanti 2011 (marine crocodile)

Reptilia - Loricata - Metriorhynchidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 176562

Full reference: A. Cau and F. Fanti. 2011. The oldest known metriorhynchid crocodylian from the Middle Jurassic of North-eastern Italy: Neptunidraco ammoniticus gen. et sp. nov. Gondwana Research 19:550-565

Parent taxon: Geosaurinae according to J. Parrilla-Bel and J. I. Canudo 2015

Sister taxa: Dakosaurus, Geosaurini, Geosaurus, Plesiosuchus, Suchodus, Torvoneustes, Tyrannoneustes

Subtaxa: Neptunidraco ammoniticus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore