Peronedon

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Peronedon
Temporal range: Early Permian
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subclass: Lepospondyli
Order: Nectridea
Family: Diplocaulidae
Genus: Peronedon
Olson, 1970
Type species
Peronedon primus
Olson, 1970

Peronedon is an extinct genus of lepospondyl amphibian in the family Diplocaulidae. It is distinguished from other diplocaulids by the absence of a postorbital.[1]

Phylogeny[edit]

Below is a cladogram modified from Germain (2010):[1]

Nectridea 

Ptyonius

Urocordylidae

Sauropleura

Urocordylus

Scincosaurus

Diplocaulidae

Keraterpeton

Diceratosaurus

Batrachiderpeton

Peronedon

Diplocaulus magnicornis

Diploceraspis

Diplocaulus minimus

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Germain, D. (2010). "The Moroccan diplocaulid: the last lepospondyl, the single one on Gondwana". Historical Biology. 22 (1–3): 4–39. doi:10.1080/08912961003779678.