†superfamily Anthracosauroidea Cope 1872 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli

Parent taxon: Embolomeri according to O. Kuhn 1946

See also Clack 1994, Gauthier et al. 1989 and Gauthier et al. 1988

Sister taxa: Anthracosauridae, Loxommatoidea

Subtaxa: Cricotidae Eogyrinidae Otocratiidae Palaeogyrinidae

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of the Russian Federation (1 collection), United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Westphalian of the United Kingdom (2)

• Carboniferous of Canada (3: Nova Scotia), the Czech Republic (2), the United Kingdom (8), United States (4: Ohio, Texas)

Total: 21 collections including 23 occurrences

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