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Geosaurus Cuvier 1824 (marine crocodile)

Reptilia - Loricata - Metriorhynchidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36592

Synonyms: Halilimnosaurus Ritgen 1826 (no. 179753), Ltliminosaurus Romer 1966 (no. 243960)

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

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

Subtaxa: Geosaurus giganteus, Geosaurus grandis, Geosaurus lapparenti, Geosaurus medius, Geosaurus sommerringi

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Type: Dakosaurus maximus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore