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†family Mesosauridae Baur 1889 (amniote)

Osteichthyes - Sauropsida

PaleoDB taxon number: 37578

Full reference: G. Baur. 1889. Palaeohatteria Credner, and the Proganosauria. American Journal of Science 27(220):310-313

Parent taxon: Sauropsida according to M. Laurin and R. R. Reisz 1995

Sister taxa: Millerosauria, Reptilia

Subtaxa: Brazilosaurus, Mesosaurus, Mesosaurus pleurogaster, Noteosaurus, Noteosaurus africanus, Stereosternum

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Ecology: amphibious piscivore