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†family Diplocaulidae Cope 1881 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Nectridea

PaleoDB taxon number: 142457

Synonyms: Ceraterpetontidae Jaekel 1903 (no. 361755), Keraterpetontidae Jaekel 1903 (no. 37261)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1881. Catalogue of the Vertebrata of the Permian Formation of the United States. The American Naturalist 15(2):162-164

Parent taxon: Nectridea according to R. L. Carroll et al. 1998

Sister taxa: Arizonerpeton, Scincosauridae, Urocordylidae

Subtaxa: Batrachiderpeton, Batrachiderpetontinae, Diceratosaurus, Diplocaulinae, Diplocaulus, Diploceraspis, Keraterpeton, Keraterpetontinae

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