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Mahavisaurus Lehman 1966 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Rhytidosteidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 37121

Synonym: Lyrosaurus Lehman 1966 (taxon 37132)

Full reference: J.-P. Lehman. 1966. Nouveaux Stégocéphales de Madagascar. Annales de Paléontologie (Vertébrés) 52:117-139

Parent taxon: Peltosteginae according to R. Schoch and A. R. Milner 2000

Sister taxa: Boreopelta, Deltasaurus, Trucheosaurus

Subtaxa: Mahavisaurus australis, Mahavisaurus dentatus

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Type: Mahavisaurus dentatus

Ecology: amphibious carnivore