Captorhinus Cope 1896 (eureptile)

Reptilia - Eureptilia - Captorhinidae

Synonyms: Bayloria Olson 1941, Eocaptorhinus Heaton 1979, Hyponous Cope 1896, Hypopnous Cope 1896, Paracaptorhinus Watson 1954

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1896. The reptilian order Cotylosauria. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 34:436-457

Parent taxon: Captorhinidae according to S. P. Modesto 1998

See also Baird and Carroll 1967, Carroll 1969, Carroll 1988, Case 1911, Cope 1896, Daly 1973, de Ricqlès and Taquet 1982, Eaton 1964, Fox and Bowman 1966, Gaffney 1990, Heaton 1979, Langston 1965, Modesto et al. 2007, Olson 1941, Olson 1966, Reisz and Heaton 1982, Seltin 1959, Watson 1954 and Williston 1911

Sister taxa: Acrodenta, Baeotherates, Captorhininae, Captorhinoides, Euconcordia, Labidosaurikos, Labidosauriscus, Labidosaurus, Moradisaurinae, Opisthodontosaurus, Protocaptorhinus, Reiszorhinus, Rhiodenticulatus, Riabininus, Riabininus uralensis, Romeria, Saurorictus, Varanopus, Sphenosaurus

Subtaxa: Captorhinus aguti Captorhinus laticeps Captorhinus magnus Ectocynodon

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Type: Ectocynodon aguti

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-herbivore

Distribution:

• Leonard of United States (6: Oklahoma, Texas collections)

• Permian of Brazil (1), United States (21: Oklahoma, Texas), Zambia (1)

Total: 29 collections including 40 occurrences

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