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Varanosaurus Broili 1904 (ophiacodont)

Osteichthyes - Synapsida - Ophiacodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38933

Synonym: Poecilospondylus Case 1910 (taxon 137866)

Full reference: F. Broili. 1904. Permische Stegocephalen und Reptilien aus Texas. Palaeontographica 51:1-120

Parent taxon: Ophiacodontidae according to R. B. J. Benson 2012

Sister taxa: Archaeothyris, Clepsydrops, Ophiacodon, Embolophorus, Clepsydropinae

Subtaxa: Varanosaurus acutirostris, Varanosaurus wichitaensis

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Type: Varanosaurus acutirostris

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