Neoprocolophon

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Neoprocolophon
Temporal range: Early Triassic
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Clade: Parareptilia
Order: Procolophonomorpha
Family: Procolophonidae
Subfamily: Leptopleuroninae
Genus: Neoprocolophon
Young, 1957
Type species
Neoprocolophon asiaticus
Young, 1957

Neoprocolophon is an extinct genus of procolophonid parareptile, known from the single species Neoprocolophon asiaticus from the Middle Triassic of China. It was named by Chinese paleontologist Yang Zhongjian (better known as C. C. Young) in 1957 from the Ermaying Formation.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cisneros, J. C. (2008). "Phylogenetic relationships of procolophonid parareptiles with remarks on their geological record". Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 6 (3): 345–366. doi:10.1017/S1477201907002350.