Leiocephalikon problematicum Dawson 1882 (amniote)

Osteichthyes - Recumbirostra - Gymnarthridae

Alternative combination: Amblyodon problematicum

Synonym: Leiocephalikon eutheton Steen 1934

Full reference: J. W. Dawson. 1882. On the Results of Recent Explorations of Erect Trees Containing Animal Remains in the Coal-Formation of Nova Scotia. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 173:621-668

Belongs to Leiocephalikon according to R. L. Carroll and P. Gaskill 1978

See also Dawson 1882 and Hay 1902

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Leiocephalikon problematicum: RM 3061-10, a mandible (fragments of lower jaw with 10 teeth)
  • Leiocephalikon eutheton: RM 2.1191, a partial skeleton (skull roof, lower jaw and vertebrae). Its type locality is Coal Mine Point; Divison 4, Section XV, coal-group 15, which is in a Westphalian A mire/swamp sandstone/coal in the Joggins Formation of Canada.



• Carboniferous of Canada (2: Nova Scotia collections)

Total: 2 collections including 3 occurrences

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