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Heleosaurus Broom 1907 (synapsid)

Osteichthyes - Synapsida - Varanopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38304

Full reference: R. Broom. 1907. On Some New Fossil Reptiles from the Karroo Beds of Victoria West, South Africa. Transactions of the South African Philosophical Society 18:31-42

Parent taxon: Varanopidae according to R. R. Reisz and S. P. Modesto 2007

Sister taxa: Apsisaurus, Archaeovenator, Heleosauridae, Mycterosaurinae, Pyozia, Ruthiromia, Thrausmosaurus, Thrausmosaurus serratidens, Varanodontinae

Subtaxa: Heleosaurus scholtzi

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Type: Heleosaurus scholtzi

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