Laccosaurus Haughton 1925 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Rhinesuchidae

Synonym: Muchocephalus Watson 1962

Full reference: S. H. Haughton. 1925. Investigations in South African fossil reptiles and amphibians (Part 13). Annals of the South African Museum 22:227-261

Parent taxon: Rhinesuchidae according to R. Schoch and A. R. Milner 2000

See also Carroll 1988, Damiani and Rubidge 2003 and Haughton 1925

Sister taxa: Australerpetinae, Broomistega, Eryops africanus, Eryops oweni, Gondwanosaurus, Gondwanosaurus bijoriensis, Rhineceps, Rhinesuchoides, Rhinesuchus, Uranocentrodon, Uranocentrodon madagascarensis

Subtaxa: Laccosaurus watsoni

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Type: Laccosaurus watsoni

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution: found only at Ferndale, Graaff-Reinet (Cistecephalus Assemblage Zone) (Permian of South Africa)

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