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†family Rhinesuchidae Watson 1919 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli

PaleoDB taxon number: 37065

Synonyms: Phrynosuchidae Romer 1945 (no. 267015), Rhinecepidae Ochev 1966 (no. 267017), Uranocentrodontidae Romer 1947 (no. 267016)

Full reference: D. M. S. Watson. 1919. The structure, evolution and origin of the Amphibia.—The "orders" Rachitomi and Stereospondyli. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B 209:1-73

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

Sister taxa: Arachana, Boreosaurus, Boreosaurus thorslundi, Brachyopomorpha, Capitosauria, Chinlestegophis, 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, Peltobatrachus, Rhytidostea, Trematosauria

Subtaxa: Australerpetinae, Broomistega, Eryops africanus, Eryops oweni, Gondwanosaurus, Gondwanosaurus bijoriensis, Laccosaurus, Rhineceps, Rhinesuchoides, Rhinesuchus, Uranocentrodon, Uranocentrodon madagascarensis

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore