†superfamily Brachyopoidea Lydekker 1885 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli

Alternative spelling: Brachiopoidea

Parent taxon: Trematosauria according to R. R. Schoch 2013

See also Carroll 1988, Olson and Lammers 1976, Warren and Damiani 1999, Warren and Marsicano 2000 and Yates and Warren 2000

Sister taxa: Brachyopidae, Chigutisauridae, Laidleria, Metoposauroidea, Plagiosauridae, Plagiosauroidea, Trematosauroidea

Subtaxa: Austropelor Austropelor wadleyi Ferganobatrachus Hadrokkosaurus

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Type: Brachyops

Ecology: amphibious carnivore


• Jurassic of Australia (1 collection), China (1), Kyrgyzstan (5), Lesotho (1)

• Triassic of Antarctica (1), Australia (1), United States (1: Arizona)

Total: 11 collections including 12 occurrences

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