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Bathignathus Damiani and Jeannot 2002 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Brachyopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 269980

Full reference: R. J. Damiani and A. M. Jeannot. 2002. A brachyopid temnospondyl from the Lower Cynognathus Assemblage Zone in the northern Karoo Basin, South Africa. Palaeontologia africana 38:57-69

Parent taxon: Brachyopidae according to R. J. Damiani and A. M. Jeannot 2002

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

Subtaxa: Bathignathus poikilops, Bathignathus watsoni

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Type: Batrachosuchus watsoni

Ecology: amphibious carnivore