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Edaphosaurus pogonias Cope 1882 (synapsid)

Osteichthyes - Synapsida - Edaphosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 81711

Synonyms: Edaphosaurus claviger Cope 1886 (no. 134989), Naosaurus claviger Cope 1886 (no. 134988)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1882. Third contribution to the history of the Vertebrata of the Permian formation of Texas. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 20:447-461

Belongs to Edaphosaurus according to E. C. Case 1907

Sister taxa: Edaphosaurus boanerges, Edaphosaurus colohistion, Edaphosaurus credneri, Edaphosaurus cruciger, Edaphosaurus microdus, Edaphosaurus mirabilis, Edaphosaurus novomexicanus

Type specimens:

  • Edaphosaurus pogonias: AMNH 4009. Its type locality is Coffee Creek, 34 (Arroyo Formation), which is in a Kungurian terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Arroyo Formation of Texas.
  • Naosaurus claviger: Its type locality is Coffee Creek, 34 (Arroyo Formation), which is in a Kungurian terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Arroyo Formation of Texas.

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