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Edaphosaurus Cope 1882 (synapsid)

Osteichthyes - Synapsida - Edaphosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38911

Synonym: Naosaurus Cope 1886 (taxon 134987)

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: Edaphosauridae according to R. R. Reisz 1986

Sister taxa: Glaucosaurus, Ianthasaurus, Naosaurus raymondi

Subtaxa: Edaphosaurus boanerges, Edaphosaurus colohistion, Edaphosaurus credneri, Edaphosaurus cruciger, Edaphosaurus microdus, Edaphosaurus mirabilis, Edaphosaurus novomexicanus, Edaphosaurus pogonias

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