Hylerpeton dawsoni Owen 1862 (amniote)

Osteichthyes - Recumbirostra - Gymnarthridae

Alternative combination: Hylerpeton dawsonii

Full reference: R. Owen. 1862. Description of Specimens of Fossil Reptilia discovered in the Coal-measures of the South Joggins, Nova Scotia, by Dr. J. W. Dawson, FGS, etc. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 18:238-244

Belongs to Hylerpeton according to R. L. Moodie 1916

See also Hay 1902 and Owen 1862

Sister taxon: Hylerpeton longidentatum

Type specimen: BMNH R4180, a mandible. 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.


Distribution: found only at Coal Mine Point; Divison 4, Section XV, coal-group 15

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