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†family Metriorhynchidae Fitzinger 1843 (marine crocodile)

Reptilia - Loricata

PaleoDB taxon number: 38344

Synonym: Geosauridae Bonaparte 1850 (taxon 100026)

Parent taxon: Thalattosuchia according to M. T. Young et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Eoneustes, Metriorhynchoidea, Mystriosaurus, Peipehsuchus, Pelagosaurus, Steneosaurus gerthi, Teleidosaurus, Teleosauridae, Teleosauroidea

Subtaxa: Aggiosaurus, Capellineosuchus, Enaliosuchus, Geosaurinae, Metriorhynchinae, Metriorhynchus, Neustosaurus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore