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†family Brachyopidae Broom 1915 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli

PaleoDB taxon number: 37146

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: Trematosauria according to R. R. Schoch 2013

Sister taxa: Brachyopoidea, Chigutisauridae, Laidleria, Metoposauroidea, Plagiosauridae, Plagiosauroidea, Trematosauroidea

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

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Type: Brachyops

Ecology: amphibious carnivore