Parioxys Cope 1878 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Dissorophidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1878. Descriptions of extinct Batrachia and Reptilia from the Permian formations of Texas. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 17:505-530

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

See also Carroll 1988 and Watson 1919

Sister taxa: Anakamacops, Brevidorsum, Cacops, Conjunctio, Kamacops, Reiszerpeton, Scapanops, Zygosaurus

Subtaxa: Parioxys bolli Parioxys ferricolus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Wolfcamp of United States (1: Texas collection)

• Permian of United States (5: Texas)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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