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Pholidosaurus Meyer 1841 (crocodilian)

Reptilia - Loricata - Pholidosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36602

Synonym: Macrorhynchus Dunker 1843 (taxon 214957)

Full reference: H. v. Meyer. 1841. Pholidosaurus Schaumburgensis , ein Saurus aus dem Sandstein der Wald-Formation Nord-Deutschlands. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie 1841:343-345

Parent taxon: Pholidosauridae according to J. E. Martin and E. Buffetaut 2012

Sister taxa: Anglosuchus, Chalawan, Crocodilaemus, Elosuchus, Meridiosaurus, Petrosuchus, Sarcosuchus

Subtaxa: Pholidosaurus meyeri, Pholidosaurus milwardi, Pholidosaurus purbeckensis, Pholidosaurus schaumburgensis

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Type: Pholidosaurus schaumburgensis

Ecology: carnivore