†family Limnoscelidae Williston 1911 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Cotylosauria - Limnoscelidae

Full reference: S. W. Williston. 1911. A new family of reptiles from the Permian of New Mexico. The American Journal of Science, series 4 33:378-398

Parent taxon: Diadectomorpha according to M. Laurin and R. R. Reisz 1995

See also Baird and Carroll 1967, Carroll 1967, Carroll 1988, Kuhn 1946, Kuhn 1966 and Lewis and Vaughn 1965

Sister taxa: Diadectidae, Diadectoidea, Limnoscelops, Limnoscelops longifemur, Millerinidae, Tseajaiidae

Subtaxa: Limnoscelis Limnostygis

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Type: Limnoscelis

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (1: Utah collection)

• Virgilian of United States (2: New Mexico)

• Carboniferous of Canada (1: Nova Scotia), United States (2: Colorado)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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