Rhytidosteidae

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Rhytidosteidae
Temporal range: Late Permian - Early Triassic
Nanolania anatopretia.jpg
Life restoration of the small rhytidosteid Nanolania anatopretia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: "Amphibia" (wide sense)
Order: Temnospondyli
Suborder: Stereospondyli
Superfamily: Rhytidosteoidea
Family: Rhytidosteidae
von Huene, 1920

Rhytidosteidae is a family of Temnospondyli that lived in the Permian and Triassic.

Phylogeny[edit]

Below is a cladogram from Dias-da-Silva and Marsicano (2011):[1]

Stereospondyli

Benthosuchus



Watsonisuchus





Uruyiella




Peltobatrachus




Rhineceps




Australerpeton



Rhytidosteus









Lapillopsis



Lydekkerina



Trematosauria

Trematosaurus




Luzocephalus




Chomatobatrachus



Brachyopoidea

Bothriceps




Xenobrachyops



Keratobrachyops




Rhytidosteidae


Nanolania




Trucheosaurus



Laidleria






Boreopelta




Peltostega





Pneumatostega




Sangaia



Mahavisaurus




Derwentiinae

Deltasaurus




Arcadia




Rewana




Derwentia



Indobrachyops

















References[edit]

  1. ^ Dias-da-Silva, S.; Marsicano, C. (2011). "Phylogenetic reappraisal of Rhytidosteidae (Stereospondyli: Trematosauria), temnospondyl amphibians from the Permian and Triassic". Journal of Systematic Paleontology 9 (2): 305–325. doi:10.1080/14772019.2010.492664. 
  • Yates, AM (2000), A new tiny rhytidosteid (Temnospondyli: Stereospondyi) from the Early Triassic of Australia and the possibility of hidden temnospondyl diversity. J. Vert Paleontol. 20:484-489.

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