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†unranked clade Capitosauria Yates and Warren 2000 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli

PaleoDB taxon number: 150344

Full reference: A. M. Yates and A. Warren. 2000. The phylogeny of the ‘higher’ temnospondyls (Vertebrata: Choanata) and its implications for the monophyly and origins of the Stereospondyli. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 128(1):77-121

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

Sister taxa: Boreosaurus, Boreosaurus thorslundi, Brachyopomorpha, Capetus, Cryobatrachus, Cryobatrachus kitchingi, Diadetognathus, Diadetognathus varvicensis, Kryostega, Labyrinthodon panchetensis, Laccocephalus, Laccocephalus insperatus, Lapillopsidae, Lydekkerina, Lydekkerinidae, Mastodonsaurus andriani, Mastodonsaurus fuerstenberganus, Mastodonsaurus indicus, Mastodonsaurus meyeri, Pachygonia, Pachygonia incurvata, Palatinerpeton, Peltobatrachus, Rhinesuchidae, Rhytidostea, Trematosauria

Subtaxa: Benthosuchus, Calmasuchus, Capitosauroidea, Edingerella, Sclerothoracidae, Warrenisuchus, Watsonisuchus, Wetlugasaurus

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore