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Rutiodon Emmons 1856 (archosaur)

Reptilia - Phytosauria - Parasuchidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38299

Alternative spellings: Rhytidiodon, Rhytidodon

Synonym: Metarhinus Jaekel 1910 (taxon 167569)

Parent taxon: Mystriosuchinae according to C. F. Kammerer et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Angistorhinus, Brachysuchus, Leptosuchomorpha, Protome, Phytosaurinae, Rileyasuchus, Termatosaurus

Subtaxa: Palaeonornis, Palaeonornis struthionoides, Rutiodon carolinensis

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Type: Rhytidodon rostratus

Ecology: carnivore