†family Edaphosauridae Cope 1882 (synapsid)

Osteichthyes - Synapsida - Edaphosauridae

Synonyms: Naosauridae Case 1907, Naosaurinae Case 1907

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1882. Third contribution to the history of the Vertebrata of the Permian formation of Texas. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 20:447-461

Parent taxon: Eupelycosauria according to D. M. Mazierski and R. R. Reisz 2010

See also Carroll 1988, Case 1907, Daly 1973, Kemp 1982, Kuhn 1946, Kuhn 1966 and Reisz 1986

Sister taxa: Haptodontiformes, Ophiacodontidae, Sphenacomorpha, Varanopidae

Subtaxa: Edaphosaurus Glaucosaurus Ianthasaurus Naosaurus raymondi

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Type: Edaphosaurus

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Leonard of United States (3: Oklahoma collections)

• Wolfcamp of United States (4: New Mexico, Texas)

• Permian of Germany (1), United States (19: Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Virgilian of United States (4: New Mexico, West Virginia)

• Carboniferous of the Czech Republic (1), United States (4: Colorado, Kansas, Pennsylvania)

Total: 36 collections including 37 occurrences

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