Luzocephalus

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Luzocephalus
Temporal range: Early Triassic
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Temnospondyli
Suborder: Stereospondyli
Family: Lydekkerinidae (?)
Genus: Luzocephalus
Säve-Söderbergh, 1935
Species
  • L. blomi Shishkin, 1980
  • L. johannsoni Säve-Söderbergh, 1935
  • L. kochi Säve-Söderbergh, 1935

Luzocephalus is an extinct genus of temnospondyl amphibian from the Early Triassic of Russia. It is usually regarded as a member of the family Lydekkerinidae, although it has also been placed in the family Trematosauridae.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Damiani, R.J.; Yates, A.M. (2003). "The Triassic amphibian Thoosuchus yakovlevi and the relationships of the Trematosauroidea (Temnospondyli: Stereospondyli)" (PDF). Records of the Australian Museum. 55: 331–342. doi:10.3853/j.0067-1975.55.2003.1388. 
  2. ^ Dias-Da-Silva, S. R.; Marsicano, C. (2011). "Phylogenetic reappraisal of Rhytidosteidae (Stereospondyli: Trematosauria), temnospondyl amphibians from the Permian and Triassic". Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 9 (2): 305. doi:10.1080/14772019.2010.492664.