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Emydops Broom 1912 (dicynodont)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida

PaleoDB taxon number: 39063

Synonyms: Emydopsis Broom 1921 (no. 198756), Storthyggnathus Janensch 1952 (no. 249811), Storthyggognathus Janensch 1952 (no. 39059)

Full reference: R. Broom. 1912. On some new South African Permian reptiles. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1911:1073-1082

Parent taxon: Emydopoidea according to J. Fröbisch and R. R. Reisz 2011

Sister taxa: Compsodon, Emydopidae, Kingoriidae, Kistecephalia, Myosaurus

Subtaxa: Dicynodon megalorhinus, Diictodon pseudojouberti, Emydops arctatus, Emydops haughtoni, Emydops oweni, Emydops platyceps

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Type: Emydops minor

Ecology: herbivore