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Dimetrodon natalis Cope 1878 (synapsid)

Osteichthyes - Synapsida - Sphenacodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 122781

Alternative combination: Clepsydrops natalis

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1878. Descriptions of extinct Batrachia and Reptilia from the Permian formations of Texas. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 17:505-530

Belongs to Dimetrodon according to A. S. Romer and L. I. Price 1940

Sister taxa: Dimetrodon angelensis, Dimetrodon booneorum, Dimetrodon dollovianus, Dimetrodon gigashomogenes, Dimetrodon grandis, Dimetrodon limbatus, Dimetrodon loomisi, Dimetrodon macrospondylus, Dimetrodon milleri, Dimetrodon occidentalis, Dimetrodon teutonis

Type specimen: AMNH 4110, a partial skeleton (of a juvenile). Its type locality is Mount Barry, 12 (Admiral Formation), which is in an Artinskian terrestrial shale in the Admiral Formation of Texas.

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