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Cacops Williston 1910 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Dissorophidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 37025

Synonym: Trematopsis Olson 1956 (taxon 56733)

Full reference: S. W. Williston. 1910. Cacops, Desmospondylus; new genera of Permian vertebrates. Geological Society America Bulletin 21:249-284

Parent taxon: Eucacopinae according to R. R. Schoch and A. R. Milner 2014

Sister taxa: Anakamacops, Brevidorsum, Conjunctio, Kamacops, Parioxys, Reiszerpeton, Scapanops, Zygosaurus

Subtaxa: Cacops aspidephorus, Cacops morrisi, Cacops woehri

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Type: Cacops aspidephorus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore