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Protorothyris Price 1937 (eureptile)

Reptilia - Eureptilia - Protorothyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 37494

Synonym: Melanothyris Romer 1952 (taxon 137219)

Full reference: L.I. Price. 1937. Two new cotylosaurs from the Permian of Texas. Proceedings of the New England Zo÷logical Club 16:97-102

Parent taxon: Romeriidae according to J. Clark and R. L. Carroll 1973

Sister taxa: Anthracodromeus, Brouffia, Cephalerpeton, Coelostegus, Hylonomus

Subtaxa: Protorothyris archeri, Protorothyris morani

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Type: Protorothyris archeri

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