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Mycterosaurus Williston 1915 (synapsid)

Osteichthyes - Synapsida - Varanopidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38895

Synonyms: Basicranodon Vaughn 1958 (no. 38894), Eumatthevia Broom 1930 (no. 99567)

Full reference: S. W. Williston. 1915. A new genus and species of American Theromorpha: Mycterosaurus longiceps. Journal of Geology 23(6):554-559

Parent taxon: Varanodontinae according to F. Spindler et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Aerosaurus, Ruthiromia, Tambacarnifex, Varanodon, Varanops, Watongia

Subtaxa: Mycterosaurus longiceps

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Type: Mycterosaurus longiceps

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