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Vanastega Damiani and Kitching 2003 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Brachyopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 167337

Full reference: R. J. Damiani and J. W. Kitching. 2003. A new brachyopid temnospondyl from the Cynognathus Assemblage Zone, upper Beaufort Group, South Africa. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23(1):67-78

Parent taxon: Brachyopidae according to R. J. Damiani and J. W. Kitching 2003

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

Subtaxa: Vanastega plurimidens

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Type: Vanastega plurimidens

Ecology: amphibious carnivore