†family Tupilakosauridae Kuhn 1960 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Tupilakosauridae

Synonyms: Kourerpetidae Olson and Lammers 1976, Kourerpetontidae Olson and Lammers 1976

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

See also Carrano 2020, Carroll 1988, Damiani and Rubidge 2003, Olson and Lammers 1976, Schoch 2013, Warren 1998 and Yates and Warren 2000

Sister taxa: Dvinosauridae, Eobrachyopidae

Subtaxa: Batrachosuchoides Kourerpeton Slaugenhopia Thabanchuia Tupilakosaurus

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Greenland (2 collections), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (21), South Africa (1)

• Permian of France (1), United States (2: Texas)

Total: 28 collections each including a single occurrence

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