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Brachydectes elongatus Wellstead 1991 (tetrapod)

Amphibia - Lepospondyli

PaleoDB taxon number: 229311

Full reference: C. F. Wellstead. 1991. Taxonomic revision of the Lysorophia, Permo-Carboniferous lepospondyl amphibians. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 209:1-90

Belongs to Brachydectes according to Wellstead 1991

Sister taxon: Brachydectes newberryi

Type specimen: UCLA VP 2802, a partial skeleton (almost complete skeleton). Its type locality is SW/4, NW/4, sec 13, T8N, R2W, Cleveland County, which is in a Leonard terrestrial horizon in the fairmont Shale Formation of Oklahoma.

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