Mastodonsaurus Jaeger 1828 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli

Synonyms: Batrachosaurus Fitzinger 1840 [objective synonym], Labyrinthodon Owen 1842 [objective synonym], Xestorrhytias Meyer 1842

Full reference: G. F. Jaeger. 1828. Über die Fossile Reptilien, Welche in Württemberg Aufgefunden Sind [On the Fossil Reptiles That Are Found in Württemberg]. Verlag der Metzler'schen Buchhandlung, Stuttgart 1-48

Parent taxon: Capitosauroidea according to R. R. Schoch 2013

See also Carroll 1988, d'Orbigny 1849, Damiani 2001, Hay 1902, Kuhn 1971, Meyer 1845, Moser and Schoch 2007, Owen 1842, Owen 1861, Schoch 1999, Watson 1919, Welles and Cosgriff 1965 and Yates and Warren 2000

Sister taxa: Antarctosuchus, Bogdania fragmenta, Calamops, Cyclotosauridae, Cyclotosaurus albertyni, Deltacephalidae, Eocyclotosaurus, Eryosuchidae, Eryosuchus, Mastodonsauridae, Mastodonsaurus silesiacus, Meyerosuchus, Odenwaldia, Paracyclotosauridae, Paracyclotosaurus, Parotosaurus turfanensis, Parotosuchidae, Parotosuchus, Rewanobatrachus, Yarengiidae, Yarengia, Heylerosauridae, Abiadisaurus, Mentosaurus, Promastodonsaurus

Subtaxa: Labyrinthodon braunii Mastodonsaurus cappelensis Mastodonsaurus giganteus Mastodonsaurus torvus Salamandroides

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Ecology: amphibious piscivore


• Triassic of Austria (1 collection), Germany (17), the Russian Federation (3), the United Kingdom (4)

Total: 25 collections including 27 occurrences

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