Cacops morrisi Reisz et al. 2009 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Dissorophidae

Full reference: R. R. Reisz, R. R. Schoch, and J. S. Anderson. 2009. The armoured dissorophid Cacops from the Early Permian of Oklahoma and the exploitation of the terrestrial realm by amphibians. Naturwissenschaften 96:789-796

Belongs to Cacops according to R. R. Schoch and A. R. Milner 2014

See also Reisz et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Cacops aspidephorus, Cacops woehri

Type specimen: OMNH 53077, a skull (partially crushed skull without mandibles). Its type locality is Richards Spur, which is in a Leonard fissure fill claystone/conglomerate in the Garber Formation of Oklahoma.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Richards Spur

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