Alternative combination: Angistorhinus megalodon
Full reference: E. C. Case. 1929. Description of the skull of a new form of phytosaur, with notes on the characters of described North American phytosaurs. Memoirs of the University of Michigan Museums, Museum of Paleontology 2:1-56
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: UMMP 10336, a skull. Its type locality is Near Otis Chalk, Brachysuchus holotype, which is in a Carnian/Norian fluvial conglomerate in the Colorado City Formation of Texas.