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Thoosuchus Efremov 1940 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli

PaleoDB taxon number: 37092

Full reference: J. A. Efremov. 1940. Predvaritel'noye opisaniye novykh form permskoy i triasovoy fauny nazemnykh pozvonochnykh SSSR [Preliminary description of new forms from the Permian and Triassic terrestrial vertebrate fauna of the USSR]. Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta Akademiy Nauk SSSR 10(2):1-140

Parent taxon: Trematosauroidea according to R. J. Damiani and A. M. Yates 2003

Sister taxa: Almasauridae, Callistomordax, Gonioglyptus huxleyi, Indolyrocephalus, Indolyrocephalus panchetensis, Lyrocephaliscidae, Metoposauridae, Peltostega, Platystegidae, Trematosauridae, Wetlugasauridae

Subtaxa: Thoosuchus acutirostris, Thoosuchus tardus, Thoosuchus tuberculatus, Thoosuchus yakovlevi

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore