Alternative combination: Cacops aspidophorus
Synonym: Trematopsis seltini Olson 1956
Full reference: S. W. Williston. 1910. Cacops, Desmospondylus; new genera of Permian vertebrates. Geological Society America Bulletin 21:249-284
- Cacops aspidephorus: Its type locality is Indian Creek, 35 (Arroyo Formation), which is in a Kungurian terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Arroyo Formation of Texas
- Trematopsis seltini: CNHM (FMNH) UR 279, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Olson Locality Bac (Vale Formation), which is in a Kungurian terrestrial horizon in the Vale Formation of Texas.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore
• Permian of United States (2: Texas collections)
Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence
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