Vanastega Damiani and Kitching 2003 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Brachyopidae

Full reference: R. J. Damiani and J. W. Kitching. 2003. A new brachyopid temnospondyl from the Cynognathus Assemblage Zone, upper Beaufort Group, South Africa. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23(1):67-78

Parent taxon: Brachyopidae according to R. J. Damiani and J. W. Kitching 2003

See also Damiani and Rubidge 2003

Sister taxa: Banksia, Banksiops, Bathignathus, Batrachosuchus, Blinasaurus, Bothriceps, Brachyops, Ferganobatrachus, Gobiops, Notobrachyops, Platycepsion, Sinobrachyops, Vigilius, Xenobrachyops

Subtaxa: Vanastega plurimidens

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Type: Vanastega plurimidens

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution: found only at Farm Nooitgedacht, Burgersdorp District (Triassic of South Africa)

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