Paleothyris Carroll 1969 (eureptile)

Reptilia - Eureptilia - Protorothyrididae

Alternative spelling: Palaeothyris

Full reference: R. L. Carroll. 1969. A Middle Pennsylvanian Captorhinomorph, and the Interrelationships of Primitive Reptiles. Journal of Paleontology 43(1):151-170

Parent taxon: Protorothyrididae according to H. Haubold et al. 2005

See also Carroll 1969, Carroll 1988, Gauthier et al. 1989, Gauthier et al. 1988 and Laurin and Reisz 1995

Sister taxon: Romeriidae

Subtaxa: Paleothyris acadiana

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Type: Paleothyris acadiana


Distribution: found only at Dominion Coal Co. strip mine No. 7 (Carboniferous of Nova Scotia)

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