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|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||External Literature Search||Age range and collections|
It was synonymized subjectively with Molgophidae by Hay (1902); it was misspelled as Phlegetontiidae by Kuhn (1946), McGinnis (1967), Lund (1978), Thayer (1985), Carroll (1988), Carroll et al. (1998) and Anderson (2002).
It was assigned to Stegocephali by Cope (1875); to Microsauria by Cope (1875); to Aistopoda by Kuhn (1946), McGinnis (1967), Lund (1978) and Carroll (1988); and to Aistopoda by Thayer (1985), Carroll et al. (1998) and Anderson (2002).
|Year||Name and author|
|1889||Dolichosomatidae Lydekker p. 1024|
|1946||Phlegetontiidae Kuhn p. 53|
|1948||Dolichosomidae Gregory pp. 636, 662|
|1967||Phlegethontiidae McGinnis p. 2|
|1978||Phlegethontiidae Lund p. 55|
|1985||Phlegethontiidae Thayer p. 688|
|1998||Phlegethontiidae Carroll et al. p. xii|
|2002||Phlegethontiidae Anderson p. 1031|
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