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†family Varanopidae Romer and Price 1940 (synapsid)

Osteichthyes - Synapsida

PaleoDB taxon number: 91792

Alternative spellings: Varanopseidae, Varanopsidae

Full reference: A. S. Romer and L. I. Price. 1940. Review of the Pelycosauria. Geological Society of America Special Paper 28:1-538

Parent taxon: Eupelycosauria according to D. C. Evans et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Edaphosauridae, Haptodontiformes, Ophiacodontidae, Sphenacomorpha

Subtaxa: Apsisaurus, Archaeovenator, Heleosauridae, Heleosaurus, Mycterosaurinae, Pyozia, Ruthiromia, Thrausmosaurus, Thrausmosaurus serratidens, Varanodontinae

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Type: Varanops

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