Dimetrodon Cope 1878 (synapsid)

Osteichthyes - Synapsida - Sphenacodontidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1878. Descriptions of extinct Batrachia and Reptilia from the Permian formations of Texas. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 17:505-530

Parent taxon: Sphenacodontinae according to D. S. Berman 1977

See also Berman et al. 2001, Carroll 1988, Case 1907, Cope 1878, Cope 1888, Daly 1973, Martens et al. 2005, Olson 1966, Reisz 1986 and Romer 1936

Sister taxa: Bathygnathus, Ctenospondylus, Macromerion, Neosaurus, Sphenacodon

Subtaxa: Dimetrodon angelensis Dimetrodon booneorum Dimetrodon dollovianus Dimetrodon gigashomogenes Dimetrodon grandis Dimetrodon limbatus Dimetrodon loomisi Dimetrodon macrospondylus Dimetrodon milleri Dimetrodon natalis Dimetrodon occidentalis Dimetrodon teutonis

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Type: Clepsydrops limbatus

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Leonard of United States (7: Oklahoma, Texas collections)

• Wolfcamp of United States (5: New Mexico, Texas)

• Permian of Germany (1), United States (58: Oklahoma, Texas)

Total: 71 collections including 82 occurrences

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