Pleuroptyx

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Pleuroptyx
Temporal range: Late Carboniferous, 311–307 Ma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Lysorophia
Superfamily: Lysorophia
Family: Cocytinidae
Genus: Pleuroptyx
Species: Pleuroptyx clavatus
Cope, 1875

Pleuroptyx is an extinct genus of prehistoric amphibian known from the Late Carboniferous (Pennsylvanian) of Ohio. The type species is Pleuroptyx clavatus.[1]

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  1. ^ R. L. Carroll, K. A. Bossy, A. C. Milner, S. M. Andrews, and C. F. Wellstead. 1998. Handbuch der Palaoherpetologie / Encyclopedia of Paleoherpetology Teil 1 / Part 1 Lepospondyli: Microsauria, Nectridea, Lysorophia, Adelospondyli, Aistopoda, Acherontiscidae. 1-216.