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†subfamily Mycterosaurinae Modesto et al. 2001 (synapsid)

Osteichthyes - Synapsida - Varanopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 91798

Full reference: S. P. Modesto, C. A. Sidor, B. S. Rubidge and J. Welman. 2001. A second varanopseid skull from the Upper Permian of South Africa: implications for Late Permian ‘pelycosaur’ evolution. Lethaia 34(4):249-259

Parent taxon: Varanopidae according to H. C. Maddin et al. 2006

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

Subtaxa: Mesenosaurus, Mycterosaurus

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Type: Mycterosaurus

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