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Lydekkerina Broom 1915 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli

PaleoDB taxon number: 37078

Synonyms: Broomulus Romer 1947 (no. 37073), Limnoiketes Parrington 1948 (no. 37077), Putterillia Broom 1915 (no. 37080)

Full reference: R. Broom. 1915. On the Triassic stegocephalians, Brachyops, Bothriceps, and Lydekkerina, gen. nov. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1915:363-368

Parent taxon: Stereospondyli according to R. R. Schoch 2013

Sister taxa: Arachana, Boreosaurus, Boreosaurus thorslundi, Brachyopomorpha, Capitosauria, Chinlestegophis, Cryobatrachus, Cryobatrachus kitchingi, Diadetognathus, Diadetognathus varvicensis, Kryostega, Labyrinthodon panchetensis, Laccocephalus, Laccocephalus insperatus, Lapillopsidae, Lydekkerinidae, Mastodonsaurus andriani, Mastodonsaurus fuerstenberganus, Mastodonsaurus indicus, Mastodonsaurus meyeri, Pachygonia, Pachygonia incurvata, Peltobatrachus, Rhinesuchidae, Rhytidostea, Trematosauria

Subtaxa: Lydekkerina huxleyi, Lydekkerina kitchingi

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Type: Bothriceps huxleyi

Ecology: amphibious carnivore