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Brachydectes newberryi Cope 1868 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Tetrapoda - Cocytinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 229312

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1868. Synopsis of the Extinct Batrachia of North America. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1868:208-221

Belongs to Brachydectes according to E. D. Cope 1869

Sister taxon: Brachydectes elongatus

Type specimen: AMNH 6941 (designated by Hook (1983), a partial skull. Its type locality is Linton, which is in a Westphalian D mire/swamp coal in Ohio.