Molgophis macrurus Cope 1868 (tetrapod)

Amphibia - Microsauria - Molgophidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1868. Synopsis of the Extinct Batrachia of North America. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1868:208-221

Belongs to Molgophis according to E. D. Cope 1869

See also Carroll et al. 1998 and Hay 1902

Sister taxon: Molgophis wheatleyi

Type specimen: No holotype designated. Its type locality is Linton, which is in a Westphalian D mire/swamp coal in Ohio.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of United States (6: Ohio collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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