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Hylerpeton Owen 1862 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Microsauria - Gymnarthridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 37297

Full reference: R. Owen. 1862. Description of Specimens of Fossil Reptilia discovered in the Coal-measures of the South Joggins, Nova Scotia, by Dr. J. W. Dawson, FGS, etc. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 18:238-244

Parent taxon: Gymnarthridae according to R. L. Carroll et al. 1998

Sister taxa: Bolterpeton, Cardiocephalus, Elfridia, Euryodus, Goniorhynchus, Leiocephalikon, Pariotichus, Sparodus, Stegotretus

Subtaxa: Hylerpeton dawsoni

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Type: Hylerpeton dawsoni

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