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†family Edaphosauridae Cope 1882 (synapsid)

Osteichthyes - Synapsida

PaleoDB taxon number: 38910

Synonyms: Naosauridae Case 1907 (no. 361786), Naosaurinae Case 1907 (no. 138133)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1882. Third contribution to the history of the Vertebrata of the Permian formation of Texas. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 20:447-461

Parent taxon: Eupelycosauria according to D. M. Mazierski and R. R. Reisz 2010

Sister taxa: Haptodontiformes, Ophiacodontidae, Sphenacomorpha, Varanopidae

Subtaxa: Edaphosaurus, Glaucosaurus, Ianthasaurus, Naosaurus raymondi

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Type: Edaphosaurus