†family Procolophonidae Lydekker 1889 (parareptile)

Reptilia - Procolophonia - Procolophonidae

Full reference: R. Lydekker. 1889. Part III - Palaeozoology. Vertebrata. Manual of palaeontology for the use of students with a general introduction on the principles of palaeontology. Volume II. 3rd edn. William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London 600 p.

Parent taxon: Procolophonoidea according to J. C. Cisneros 2008

See also Carroll 1988, Colbert 1946, Colbert and Kitching 1975, Gow 1977, Gow 2000, Haughton and Brink 1954, Ivakhnenko 2008, Kuhn 1946, Laurin and Reisz 1995, Lavina 1983, Lee 1995, Lee 1997, Modesto et al. 2002, Modesto and Damiani 2003, Modesto and Damiani 2007, Price 1947, Romer 1964, Säilä 2008, Spencer and Benton 2000 and Sues and Reisz 2008

Sister taxa: Owenettidae, Pintosaurus, Procolophonichnium, Tichvinskia jugensis

Subtaxa: Acadiella Coletta Contritosaurus Estheriophagus Eumetabolodon Gomphiosauridion Haligonia Kitchingnathus Lasasaurus Leptopleuroninae Myognathus Neoprocolophon Paoteodon Pentaedrusaurus Procolophoninae Procolophonoides Sauropareion Sclerosaurinae Spondylolestes Spondylolestidae Suchonosaurus Teratophon Thelegnathus Thelegnathus browni Thelephon Thelerpeton Tichvinskia

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of Antarctica (3 collections), Australia (1), Brazil (6), Canada (7: Nova Scotia), China (7), Germany (5), Madagascar (2), Morocco (1), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (24), South Africa (19), Spain (1), Switzerland (1), Tanzania (1), the United Kingdom (8), United States (14: Arizona, Connecticut, New Jersey, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Virginia)

• Severodvinian of the Russian Federation (1)

• Permian of South Africa (2)

Total: 105 collections including 126 occurrences

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