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Petrolacosaurus kansensis Lane 1945 (diapsid)

Reptilia - Araeoscelidia - Petrolacosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 138231

Synonym: Podargosaurus hibbardi Lane 1945 (taxon 138233)

Full reference: H. H. Lane. 1945. New Mid-Pennsylvanian Reptiles from Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 47(3):381-390

Belongs to Petrolacosaurus according to R. R. Reisz 1977

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Petrolacosaurus kansensis: KUVP (KUMNH) 1424, a set of limb elements (nearly complete hind limb). Its type locality is Garnett Quarry, which is in a Missourian fine channel fill mudstone in the Stanton Formation of Kansas.
  • Podargosaurus hibbardi: KUVP (KUMNH) 1423, a limb element (complete left forelimb). Its type locality is Garnett Quarry, which is in a Missourian fine channel fill mudstone in the Stanton Formation of Kansas.

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