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Stereosternum tumidum Cope 1885 (amniote)

Osteichthyes - Sauropsida - Mesosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 148205

Alternative combination: Mesosaurus tumidus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1885. A contribution to the vertebrate paleontology of Brazil. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 23(121):1-21

Belongs to Stereosternum according to T. Rossmann 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BMNH R3520, a partial skeleton (anterior third of the body missing)

Ecology: amphibious piscivore