Mycterosaurus Williston 1915 (synapsid)

Osteichthyes - Synapsida - Varanopidae

Synonyms: Basicranodon Vaughn 1958, Eumatthevia Broom 1930

Full reference: S. W. Williston. 1915. A new genus and species of American Theromorpha: Mycterosaurus longiceps. Journal of Geology 23(6):554-559

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

See also Broom 1930, Carroll 1988, Lewis and Vaughn 1965, Maddin et al. 2006, Modesto et al. 2001, Reisz 1986, Reisz et al. 1997, Romer 1936 and Romer and Price 1940

Sister taxa: Aerosaurus, Ruthiromia, Tambacarnifex, Varanodon, Varanops, Watongia

Subtaxa: Mycterosaurus longiceps

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Type: Mycterosaurus longiceps

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Leonard of United States (1: Oklahoma collection)

• Permian of United States (2: Texas)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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