Nigerpeton Sidor et al. 2005 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli - Cochleosauridae

Full reference: C. A. Sidor, F. R. O'Keefe, R. Damiani, J. S. Steyer, R. M. H. Smith, H. C. E. Larsson, P. C. Sereno, O. Ide, and A. Maga. 2005. Permian tetrapods from the Sahara show climate-controlled endemism in Pangaea. Nature 434:886-889

Parent taxon: Cochleosauridae according to R. R. Schoch and A. R. Milner 2014

See also Schoch 2013 and Sidor et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Adamanterpeton, Chenoprosopus, Cochleosaurinae, Cochleosaurus, Procochleosaurus

Subtaxa: Nigerpeton ricqlesi

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Type: Nigerpeton ricqlesi

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of Niger (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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