†unranked clade Afrothyra Spindler et al. 2018 (synapsid)

Osteichthyes - Synapsida - Varanopidae

Full reference: F. Spindler, R. Werneburg, J. W. Schneider, L. Luthardt, V. Annacker and R. Rößler. 2018. First arboreal ’pelycosaurs’ (Synapsida: Varanopidae) from the early Permian Chemnitz Fossil Lagerstätte, SE Germany, with a review of varanopid phylogen. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 92:315-364

Parent taxon: Mesenosaurinae according to F. Spindler et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Cabarzia, Mesenosaurus

Subtaxa: Anningia Elliotsmithia Heleosaurus Microvaranops

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• Permian of South Africa (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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