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Temporal range: Permian
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Temnospondyli
Clade: Stereospondylomorpha
Superfamily: Archegosauroidea
Lydekker, 1885

Archegosauroidea is an extinct superfamily of Permian temnospondyls. The superfamily is assigned to the clade Stereospondylomorpha and is the sister taxon to the suborder Stereospondyli.[1] It includes the families Actinodontidae and Archegosauridae, and possibly the genus Intasuchus, which is placed within the monotypic family Intasuchidae.


  1. ^ Yates, A. M.; Warren, A. A. (2000). "The phylogeny of the "higher temnospondyls" (Vertebrata, Choanata)". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 128: 77–121. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2000.tb00650.x.