Captorhinus aguti Cope 1882

Reptilia - Eureptilia - Captorhinidae

Alternative combinations: Ectocynodon aguti, Pariotichus aguti

Synonyms: Bayloria morei Olson 1941, Captorhinus aduncus Cope 1896, Captorhinus angusticeps Cope 1896, Captorhinus isolomus Cope 1896, Ectocynodon incisivus Cope 1888, Hyponous squaliceps Cope 1896, Hypopnous squaliceps Cope 1896, Hypopnous squalidens Cope 1896, Paracaptorhinus neglectus Watson 1954, Pariotichus aduncus Cope 1896, Pariotichus angusticeps Cope 1896, Pariotichus incisivus Cope 1888, Pariotichus isolomus Cope 1896

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1882. Third contribution to the history of the Vertebrata of the Permian formation of Texas. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 20:447-461

Belongs to Captorhinus according to S. P. Modesto 1998

See also Baird and Carroll 1967, Broom 1910, Case 1911, Cope 1882, Cope 1888, Cope 1896, Cope 1896, Daly 1973, Eaton 1964, Fox and Bowman 1966, Hay 1902, Heaton 1979, Langston 1965, Olson 1941, Reisz and Heaton 1982, Seltin 1959 and Watson 1954

Sister taxa: Captorhinus laticeps, Captorhinus magnus, Ectocynodon

Type specimens:

  • Captorhinus aguti: AMNH 4333, a skull. Its type locality is Coffee Creek, 34 (Arroyo Formation), which is in a Kungurian terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Arroyo Formation of Texas.
  • Bayloria morei: FMNH 1936 (W.M. 1639), a skull. Its type locality is Craddock Bonebed, Brush Creek, 38 (Arroyo Formation), which is in a Kungurian terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Arroyo Formation of Texas.
  • Captorhinus aduncus: AMNH 4332, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Indian Creek, 35 (Arroyo Formation), which is in a Kungurian terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Arroyo Formation of Texas.
  • Captorhinus angusticeps: AMNH 4438, a partial skull. Its type locality is Coffee Creek, 34 (Arroyo Formation), which is in a Kungurian terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Arroyo Formation of Texas.
  • Captorhinus isolomus: AMNH 4338, a skull. Its type locality is Coffee Creek, 34 (Arroyo Formation), which is in a Kungurian terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Arroyo Formation of Texas.
  • Ectocynodon incisivus: AMNH 4344, a partial skull.
  • Hypopnous squaliceps: AMNH 4335, a skull. Its type locality is Coffee Creek, 34 (Arroyo Formation), which is in a Kungurian terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Arroyo Formation of Texas.
  • Paracaptorhinus neglectus: DMSW R 9, a skull.

Distribution:

• Leonard of United States (3: Oklahoma collections)

• Permian of Brazil (1), United States (12: Oklahoma, Texas)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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