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†superfamily Metoposauroidea Watson 1919 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli

PaleoDB taxon number: 37161

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: Trematosauria according to A. M. Yates and A. Warren 2000

Sister taxa: Brachyopidae, Brachyopoidea, Chigutisauridae, Laidleria, Plagiosauridae, Plagiosauroidea, Trematosauroidea

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: amphibious carnivore