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Temporal range: Late Carboniferous
Life restoration of Gephyrostegus bohemicus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Gephyrostegida
Family: Gephyrostegidae
Jaeckel, 1909

Gephyrostegidae is an extinct family of reptiliomorph tetrapods from the Late Carboniferous including the genera Gephyrostegus, Bruktererpeton, and Eusauropleura. Gephyrostegus is from the Czech Republic, Brukterepeton is from Germany, and Eusauropleura is from the eastern United States.[1]


  1. ^ Marcello Ruta, Michael I. Coates and Donald L. J. Quicke (2003). "Early tetrapod relationships revisited" (PDF). Biological Reviews. 78 (2): 251–345. doi:10.1017/S1464793102006103. PMID 12803423.