Platycepsion Kuhn 1964 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Brachyopidae

Synonym: Platyceps Stephens 1887 [replaced name]

Full reference: O. Kuhn. 1964. Ungelöste Probleme der Stammesgeschichte der Amphibien und Reptilien [Unsolved problems of the phylogeny of amphibians and reptiles]. Jahreshefte des Vereins für vaterländische Naturkunde in Württemberg 118/119:293-325

Parent taxon: Brachyopidae according to A. Warren and C. Marsicano 2000

See also Kuhn 1964 and Warren and Marsicano 1998

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

Subtaxa: Platycepsion wilkinsoni

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Type: Platyceps wilkinsoni

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution: found only at Gosford Quarry (BMNH coll) (Triassic of Australia)

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