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†unranked clade Rhynchosauridae Cope 1871 (rhynchosaur)

Reptilia - Eosuchia

PaleoDB taxon number: 159210

Alternative spellings: Rhynchosaurida, Rhyncosauridae

Synonym: Scaphonychidae Huene 1948 (taxon 382181)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1871. On the homologies of some of the cranial bones of the Reptilia, and on the systematic arrangement of the class. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science 19:194-247

Parent taxon: Rhynchosauria according to M. D. Ezcurra et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Colobops, Eohyosaurus, Howesia, Hyperodapedontidae, Mesosuchidia, Mesosuchus, Noteosuchus, Rhynchosauroidea

Subtaxa: Bentonyx, Eifelosaurus, Fodonyx, Hyperodapedontinae, Langeronyx, Rhynchosaurinae, Rhynchosaurus, Stenaulorhynchinae

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Ecology: herbivore