Hylerpeton Owen 1862 (amniote)

Osteichthyes - Recumbirostra - Gymnarthridae

Full reference: R. Owen. 1862. Description of Specimens of Fossil Reptilia discovered in the Coal-measures of the South Joggins, Nova Scotia, by Dr. J. W. Dawson, FGS, etc. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 18:238-244

Parent taxon: Gymnarthridae according to R. L. Carroll et al. 1998

See also Carroll 1988, Hay 1902 and Moodie 1916

Sister taxa: Bolterpeton, Cardiocephalus, Elfridia, Euryodus, Goniorhynchus, Leiocephalikon, Pariotichus, Sparodus, Stegotretus

Subtaxa: Hylerpeton dawsoni Hylerpeton longidentatum

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Type: Hylerpeton dawsoni


Distribution: found only at Coal Mine Point; Divison 4, Section XV, coal-group 15 (Carboniferous of Nova Scotia)

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