Batrachosuchus Broom 1903 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Brachyopidae

Full reference: R. Broom. 1903. On a new Stegocephalian (Batrachosuchus browni) from the Karroo Beds of Aliwal North, South Africa. Geological Magazine, New Series, Decade IV 10(11):499-501

Parent taxon: Brachyopidae according to R. R. Schoch and A. R. Milner 2014

See also Broom 1903, Broom 1915, Damiani and Rubidge 2003, Haughton 1925, Schoch 2013, Warren and Marsicano 1998, Warren and Marsicano 2000, Watson 1919 and Yates and Warren 2000

Sister taxa: Banksia, Banksiops, Bathignathus, Blinasaurus, Bothriceps, Brachyops, Gobiops, Notobrachyops, Platycepsion, Sinobrachyops, Vanastega, Vigilius, Xenobrachyops

Subtaxa: Batrachosuchus browni Batrachosuchus concordi Batrachosuchus henwoodi

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Type: Batrachosuchus browni

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Australia (2 collections), South Africa (3), Zambia (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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