Heleosaurus Broom 1907 (synapsid)

Osteichthyes - Synapsida - Varanopidae

Full reference: R. Broom. 1907. On Some New Fossil Reptiles from the Karroo Beds of Victoria West, South Africa. Transactions of the South African Philosophical Society 18:31-42

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

See also Benton 1985, Broom 1907, Carroll 1988, Kuhn 1966 and Reisz and Modesto 2007

Sister taxa: Anningia, Elliotsmithia, Microvaranops

Subtaxa: Heleosaurus scholtzi

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Type: Heleosaurus scholtzi


Distribution: found only at Victoria West District (?Abrahamskraal Formation) (Permian of South Africa)

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