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Temporal range: Early Triassic - Late Triassic
Gerrothorax pustuloglomeratus.JPG
Fossil of Gerrothorax pustuloglomeratus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Temnospondyli
Suborder: Stereospondyli
Superfamily: Plagiosauroidea
Family: Plagiosauridae
Abel, 1919

Plagiosauridae is a family of Temnospondyli that lived in the Triassic period.


  • Milner, A.R. 1994, Late Triassic and Jurassic amphibians: fossil record and phylogeny, pp. 5-22 in Fraser & Sues (eds.) In the Shadow of the Dinosaurs: Early Mesozoic Tetrapods, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • Yates, AM & AA Warren (2000), The phylogeny of the 'higher' temnospondyls (Vertebrata: Choanata) and its implications for the monophyly and origins of the Stereospondyli. Zool. J. Linnean Soc. 128: 77-121.

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