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Batrachosuchus Broom 1903 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Brachyopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 150350

Full reference: R. Broom. 1903. On a new Stegocephalian (Batrachosuchus browni) from the Karroo Beds of Aliwal North, South Africa. Geological Magazine, New Series, Decade IV 10(11):499-501

Parent taxon: Brachyopidae according to R. R. Schoch and A. R. Milner 2014

Sister taxa: Banksia, Banksiops, Bathignathus, Batrachosuchoides, Blinasaurus, Bothriceps, Brachyops, Gobiops, Notobrachyops, Plagiosaurus, Platycepsion, Sinobrachyops, Vanastega, Vigilius, Xenobrachyops

Subtaxa: Batrachosuchus browni, Batrachosuchus concordi, Batrachosuchus henwoodi

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Type: Batrachosuchus browni

Ecology: amphibious carnivore