Diadectes tenuitectes Cope 1896

Osteichthyes - Cotylosauria - Diadectidae

Alternative combination: Bolbodon tenuitectes

Synonyms: Diadectes huenei Broom 1914, Diadectes maximus Case 1910, Diadectoides cretin Case 1911

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1896. Second contribution to the history of the Cotylosauria. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 35(151):122-139

Belongs to Diadectes according to R. Kissel 2010

See also Carroll et al. 1972, Case 1910, Case 1911 and Cope 1896

Sister taxa: Diadectes alatus, Diadectes carinatus, Diadectes cretin, Diadectes fissus, Diadectes lentus, Diadectes molaris, Diadectes sideropelicus, Diadectes tenuitectus, Diadectes zenos

Type specimens:

  • Diadectes tenuitectes: AMNH 4375, 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.
  • Diadectes huenei: Its type locality is Coffee Creek, 34 (Arroyo Formation), which is in a Kungurian terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Arroyo Formation of Texas.
  • Diadectes maximus: AMNH 4392, a set of vertebrae (three lumbar vertebrae).
  • Diadectoides cretin: Its type locality is Beaver Creek, 42 (Arroyo Formation), which is in a Kungurian terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Arroyo Formation of Texas.

Distribution: found only at Coffee Creek, 34 (Arroyo Formation)

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