Platycepsion wilkinsoni Stephens 1887

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Brachyopidae

Alternative combinations: Blinasaurus wilkinsoni, Platyceps wilkinsoni

Full reference: M. A. Stephens. 1887. On some additional labyrinthodont fossils from the Hawkesbury sandstones of New South Wales (Platyceps wilkinsoni, and two unnamed specimens). Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 1:1175-1192

Belongs to Platycepsion according to A. Warren and C. Marsicano 2000

See also Cosgriff 1969, Kuhn 1961, Stephens 1887 and Warren and Marsicano 1998

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NSWGS 12572, a partial skeleton (Skull, pectoral bird, vertebral column and hind limb). Its type locality is Gosford Quarry (BMNH coll), which is in a Spathian/Bithynian lacustrine shale in the Terrigal Formation of Australia.

Distribution: found only at Gosford Quarry (BMNH coll)

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