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Captorhinus Cope 1896 (eureptile)

Reptilia - Eureptilia - Captorhinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 37497

Synonyms: Bayloria Olson 1941 (no. 120862), Eocaptorhinus Heaton 1979 (no. 37499), Hyponous Cope 1896 (no. 136523), Hypopnous Cope 1896 (no. 136517), Paracaptorhinus Watson 1954 (no. 137981)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1896. The reptilian order Cotylosauria. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 34:436-457

Parent taxon: Captorhinidae according to S. P. Modesto 1998

Sister taxa: Acrodenta, Baeotherates, Captorhinoides, Euconcordia, Labidosaurikos, Labidosaurus, Moradisaurinae, Opisthodontosaurus, Protocaptorhinus, Reiszorhinus, Rhiodenticulatus, Riabininus, Romeria, Saurorictus

Subtaxa: Captorhinus aguti, Captorhinus laticeps, Captorhinus magnus, Ectocynodon

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Type: Ectocynodon aguti

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-herbivore