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Platyoposaurus Lydekker 1889 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Archegosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 37060

Full reference: R. Lydekker. 1889. Part III - Palaeozoology. Vertebrata. Manual of palaeontology for the use of students with a general introduction on the principles of palaeontology. Volume II. 3rd edn. William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London 600 p.

Parent taxon: Archegosauridae according to R. L. Carroll 1988

Sister taxa: Archegosaurinae, Archegosaurus, Bashkirosaurus, Collidosuchus, Kashmirosaurus, Melosaurinae, Platyoposaurinae, Platyposaurinae, Prionosuchus, Tryphosuchinae

Subtaxa: Platyoposaurus vjuschkovi

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Type: Platyops rickardi

Ecology: amphibious carnivore