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Protocaptorhinus Clark and Carroll 1973 (eureptile)

Reptilia - Eureptilia - Captorhinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 37505

Full reference: J. Clark and R. L. Carroll. 1973. Romeriid Reptiles from the Lower Permian. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 144(5):353-407

Parent taxon: Captorhinidae according to M. Laurin and R. R. Reisz 1995

Sister taxa: Acrodenta, Baeotherates, Captorhininae, Captorhinoides, Captorhinus, Euconcordia, Helodectes, Labidosaurikos, Labidosauriscus, Labidosaurus, Moradisaurinae, Opisthodontosaurus, Reiszorhinus, Rhiodenticulatus, Riabininus, Riabininus uralensis, Romeria, Saurorictus, Varanopus, Sphenosaurus

Subtaxa: Pleuristion, Pleuristion brachycoelous, Protocaptorhinus pricei

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Type: Protocaptorhinus pricei

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-herbivore