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Limnosceloides brachycoles Langston, Jr. 1966 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Tetrapoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 142127

Full reference: W. Langston, Jr. 1966. Limnosceloides brachycoles (reptilia: Captorhinomorpha), a new species From the Lower Permian of New Mexico. Journal of Paleontology 40(3):690-695

Belongs to Tetrapoda according to N. K. Wideman et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Agadirichnus, Allopus, Amphibia, Antlerpeton, Austrobrachyops, Austrobrachyops jenseni, Aytonerpeton, Baphetoidea, Caerorhachidae, Casineria, Characichnos, Chroniosuchia, Collettosaurus, Colosteidae, Crassigyrinidae, Crucipes, Diploradus, Dipodiscus, Doragnathus, Eldeceeon, Erpetopus, Janusichnus, Kirktonecta, Koilops, Laoporus, Limnosceloides, Limnosceloides dunkardensis, Mesanerpeton, Microsauropus, Namuncurania malarguense, Nothosaurops occiduus, Ossirarus, Paleosauropus, Perittodus, Plesiosaurus vaccinsulensis, Polyptychodon mackesoni, Reptiliomorpha, Romeriscus, Romeriscus periallus, Sigournea, Silvanerpeton, Solenodonsaurus, Solidopus, Solidopus perissodactylus, Steganoposaurus, Tambachichnium, Tantallognathus, Temnospondyli, Typopus, Wangwusaurus, Wangwusaurus tayuensis, Westlothiana, Whatcheeriidae

Type specimen: UCMP 35767, a limb element (right femur). Its type locality is UCMP V-2814, which is in a Virgilian/Wolfcamp terrestrial siltstone in the Abo/Cutler Formation of New Mexico.

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