Dimetrodon limbatus Cope 1877 (synapsid)

Osteichthyes - Synapsida - Sphenacodontidae

Alternative combination: Clepsydrops limbatus

Synonyms: Dimetrodon incisivus Cope 1878, Dimetrodon rectiformis Cope 1878, Dimetrodon semiradicatus Cope 1881

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1877. On reptilian remains from the Dakota Beds of Colorado. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 17(100):193-196

Belongs to Dimetrodon according to A. S. Romer and L. I. Price 1940

See also Case 1907, Cope 1877, Cope 1878, Cope 1881, Cope 1888, Hay 1902, Hay 1930, Perrier 1928, Reisz 1986, Romer 1936 and Williston 1911

Sister taxa: Dimetrodon angelensis, Dimetrodon booneorum, Dimetrodon borealis, Dimetrodon dollovianus, Dimetrodon giganhomogenes, Dimetrodon grandis, Dimetrodon loomisi, Dimetrodon macrospondylus, Dimetrodon milleri, Dimetrodon natalis, Dimetrodon occidentalis, Dimetrodon teutonis

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (11: New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas collections)

Total: 11 collections including 12 occurrences

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