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Labidosaurus hamatus Cope 1896 (eureptile)

Reptilia - Eureptilia - Captorhinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 134918

Alternative combination: Pariotichus hamatus

Synonym: Labidosaurus broilii Case 1911 (taxon 134855)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1896. The reptilian order Cotylosauria. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 34:436-457

Belongs to Labidosaurus according to S. P. Modesto et al. 2007

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Labidosaurus hamatus: AMNH 4341, a skull. Its type locality is Coffee Creek, 34 (Arroyo Formation), which is in a Kungurian terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Arroyo Formation of Texas.
  • Labidosaurus broilii: a mounted specimen in the Alte Akademie, Munich, Germany, a skeleton. Its type locality is Coffee Creek, 34 (Arroyo Formation), which is in a Kungurian terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Arroyo Formation of Texas.

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-herbivore