Eocaptorhinus

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Eocaptorhinus
Temporal range: Early Permian
Eocaptyrhinus BACKGROUND.JPG
Reconstruction of Eocaptorhinus on a log.
Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Subclass: Anapsida
Order: Captorhinida *
Family: Captorhinidae
Genus: Eocaptorhinus
Heaton, 1979 / Williston, 1909
Species
  • E. laticeps

Eocaptorhinus is an extinct genus of anapsid reptile resembling a lizard with high back, short toes and a flattened, triangular head.[1][2] There has been some debate about the taxonomy, with some scientists having classified it as synonymous with its close relative Captorhinus.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://paleopedia.free.fr/image/Eocaptorhinus.jpg Paleopedia.free.fr.
  2. ^ Eocaptorhinus Skull.
  3. ^ Paleodb.org.