Lydekkerina Broom 1915 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli

Synonyms: Broomulus Romer 1947, Limnoiketes Parrington 1948, Putterillia Broom 1915

Full reference: R. Broom. 1915. On the Triassic stegocephalians, Brachyops, Bothriceps, and Lydekkerina, gen. nov. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1915:363-368

Parent taxon: Stereospondyli according to R. R. Schoch 2013

See also Carroll 1988, Damiani and Rubidge 2003, Haughton 1925, Jeannot et al. 2006, Schoch and Milner 2000, Shishkin et al. 1996, Watson 1919 and Yates and Warren 2000

Sister taxa: Arachana, Boreosaurus, Boreosaurus thorslundi, Brachyopomorpha, Capitosauria, Chinlestegophis, Cryobatrachus, Cryobatrachus kitchingi, Diadetognathus, Diadetognathus varvicensis, Kryostega, Labyrinthodon panchetensis, Laccocephalus, Laccocephalus insperatus, Lapillopsidae, Lydekkerinidae, Mastodonsaurus andriani, Mastodonsaurus fuerstenberganus, Mastodonsaurus indicus, Mastodonsaurus meyeri, Pachygonia, Pachygonia incurvata, Peltobatrachus, Rhinesuchidae, Rhytidostea, Trematosauria

Subtaxa: Lydekkerina huxleyi Lydekkerina kitchingi

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Type: Bothriceps huxleyi

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Australia (1 collection), South Africa (4)

• Permian of South Africa (1)

Total: 6 collections including 10 occurrences

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