Thelerpeton Modesto and Damiani 2003 (parareptile)

Reptilia - Procolophonia - Procolophonidae

Full reference: S.P. Modesto and R. J. Damiani. 2003. Taxonomic status of Thelegnathus browni Broom, a procolophonid reptile from the South African Triassic. Annals of Carnegie Museum 72(1):53-64

Parent taxon: Procolophonidae according to L. K. Säilä 2008

See also Modesto and Damiani 2003 and Modesto and Damiani 2007

Sister taxa: Acadiella, Coletta, Contritosaurus, Estheriophagus, Eumetabolodon, Gomphiosauridion, Haligonia, Kitchingnathus, Lasasaurus, Leptopleuroninae, Myognathus, Neoprocolophon, Paoteodon, Pentaedrusaurus, Procolophoninae, Procolophonoides, Sauropareion, Spondylolestes, Spondylolestidae, Suchonosaurus, Teratophon, Thelegnathus, Thelegnathus browni, Thelephon, Tichvinskia

Subtaxa: Thelerpeton oppressus

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Type: Thelegnathus oppressus

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Hugoskop, Rouxville District (Triassic of South Africa)

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