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Diplocaulus Cope 1877 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Nectridea - Keraterpetontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 37264

Invalid subtaxa: Permoplatyops Case 1946 (no. 142456), Peronedon Olson 1970 (no. 119361), Platyops Williston 1918 [replaced name] (no. 142454)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1877. Descriptions of extinct Vertebrata from the Permian and Triassic formations of the United States. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 17(100):182-193

Parent taxon: Keraterpetontidae according to J.-M. Dutuit 1988

Sister taxa: Batrachiderpeton, Diceratosaurus, Diploceraspis, Hermundurichnus, Keraterpeton, Keraterpetontinae, Batrachiderpetontinae, Diplocaulinae

Subtaxa: Diplocaulus brevirostris, Diplocaulus copei, Diplocaulus magnicornis, Diplocaulus minimus, Diplocaulus parvus, Diplocaulus primus, Diplocaulus recurvatus, Diplocaulus salamandroides

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Type: Diplocaulus salamandroides

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