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Thrausmosaurus serratidens Fox 1962 (synapsid)

Osteichthyes - Synapsida - Varanopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 140504

Full reference: R. C. Fox. 1962. Two New Pelycosaurs from the Lower Permian of Oklahoma. University of Kansas Publications, Museum of Natural History 12(6):297-307

Belongs to Varanopidae according to D. C. Evans et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Apsisaurus, Archaeovenator, Heleosauridae, Heleosaurus, Mycterosaurinae, Pyozia, Ruthiromia, Thrausmosaurus, Varanodontinae

Type specimen: KU 11120, a mandible (fragmentary left dentary, bearing five teeth). Its type locality is Richards Spur, which is in a Leonard fissure fill claystone/conglomerate in the Garber Formation of Oklahoma.