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†suborder Thalattosuchia Fraas 1901 (marine crocodile)

Reptilia - Loricata

PaleoDB taxon number: 92044

Synonym: Mesosauria Giebel 1847 (taxon 149892)

Full reference: E. Fraas. 1901. Die Meerkrokodile (Thalattosuchia n. g.) eine neue sauriergruppe der Juraformation. Jahreshefte des Vereins fur vaterlandische Naturkunde, Wurttemberg 57:409-418

Parent taxon: Neosuchia according to M. Bronzati et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Alligatorium franconicum, Atoposauridae, Bernissartia, Bernissartiidae, Brillanceausuchidae, Eusuchia, Gilchristosuchus, Goniopholis paulistanus, Heterosuchus, Ischyrochampsa, Ischyrochampsa meridionalis, Itasuchus, Khoratosuchus, Leiokarinosuchus, Montsecosuchus, Pachycheilosuchus, Paluxysuchus, Pietraroiasuchus, Shamosuchus karakalpakensis, Shamosuchus occidentalis, Stomatosuchidae, Susisuchidae, Terminonaris, Tethysuchia, Theriosuchus, Turanosuchus, Turanosuchus aralensis, Unasuchus

Subtaxa: Eoneustes, Metriorhynchidae, Metriorhynchoidea, Mystriosaurus, Peipehsuchus, Pelagosaurus, Steneosaurus gerthi, Teleidosaurus, Teleosauridae, Teleosauroidea

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore