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Dimetrodon Cope 1878 (synapsid)

Osteichthyes - Synapsida - Sphenacodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38904

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1878. Descriptions of extinct Batrachia and Reptilia from the Permian formations of Texas. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 17:505-530

Parent taxon: Sphenacodontinae according to D. S. Berman 1977

Sister taxa: Bathygnathus, Ctenospondylus, Macromerion, Neosaurus, Sphenacodon

Subtaxa: Dimetrodon angelensis, Dimetrodon booneorum, Dimetrodon dollovianus, Dimetrodon gigashomogenes, Dimetrodon grandis, Dimetrodon limbatus, Dimetrodon loomisi, Dimetrodon macrospondylus, Dimetrodon milleri, Dimetrodon natalis, Dimetrodon occidentalis, Dimetrodon teutonis

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Type: Clepsydrops limbatus

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