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Lyrocephaliscidae

Amphibia - Temnospondyli - Lyrocephaliscidae

Taxonomy
Lyrocephaliscidae was named by Kuhn (1961). It is not extant. Its type is Lyrocephaliscus.

It was assigned to Trematosauroidea by Schoch and Milner (2000) and Schoch (2013).

Subtaxa
Lyrocephaliscus (type genus)

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1961Lyrocephaliscidae Kuhn
2000Lyrocephaliscidae Schoch and Milner p. 117
2013Lyrocephaliscidae Schoch

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
RankNameAuthor
classAmphibia
orderTemnospondyli()
Eutemnospondyli
Rhachitomi()
Eryopiformes
Stereospondylomorpha
Stereospondyli()
Superstes
Trematosauria
superfamilyTrematosauroidea
familyLyrocephaliscidaeKuhn 1961
familyLyrocephaliscidaeKuhn 1961

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Fm. †Lyrocephaliscidae Kuhn 1961
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G. †Lyrocephaliscus Kuhn 1961
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Lyrocephaliscus euri Wiman 1914
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: brackish, freshwater, terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilesubo
Life habit: amphibioussubo
Diet: carnivoresubo
Dispersal: waterc
Created: 2009-07-20 21:44:54
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:44:54
Source: subo = suborder, c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Carroll 1988, Uhen 2004

Age range: Smithian or 251.30000 to 247.20000 Ma

Collections (6 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Smithian251.3 - 247.2Svalbard and Jan Mayen Lyrocephalus euri (120228 120230 120231 120232 144043 211987)