†family Dissorophidae Boulenger 1902 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Dissorophidae

Synonyms: Otocoelidae Cope 1896, Stegopidae Moodie 1909

Parent taxon: Olsoniformes according to R. R. Schoch and A. R. Milner 2014

See also Anderson et al. 2008, Bourget and Anderson 2011, Carroll 1988, Case 1911, Cope 1896, Cope 1896, Daly 1973, Kuhn 1946, Li and Cheng 1999, Martens et al. 2005, Moodie 1909, Olson 1956, Olson 1970, Reisz et al. 2009, Schoch 2013, Schoch and Sues 2013, Shishkin et al. 2000 and Watson 1919

Sister taxa: Trematopidae, Zatracheidae

Subtaxa: Aspidosaurinae Aspidosaurus peltatus Cacopinae Dissorophinae Eucacopinae Fayella Iratusaurus Macrerpeton Perryella Platyhistricinae Stegops

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Leonard of United States (4: Oklahoma, Texas collections)

• Wolfcamp of United States (13: Colorado, New Mexico, Texas)

• Permian of China (1), Germany (1), the Russian Federation (6), United States (28: New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah)

• Virgilian of United States (4: Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma)

• Desmoinesian of United States (1: Ohio)

• Carboniferous to Permian of United States (1: New Mexico)

• Carboniferous of United States (3: Nebraska, Ohio)

Total: 62 collections including 80 occurrences

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