Rileymillerus

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Rileymillerus
Temporal range: Late Triassic
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Temnospondyli
Suborder: Stereospondyli
Superfamily: Metoposauroidea
Genus: Rileymillerus
Bolt and Chatterjee, 2000
Type species
Rileymillerus cosgriffi
Bolt and Chatterjee, 2000

Rileymillerus is an extinct genus of temnospondyl amphibian from the Late Triassic of Texas.[1] It is closely related to metoposaurids.[2]

Phylogeny[edit]

Below is a cladogram from Schoch (2008):

Stereospondyli

Rhinesuchidae




Lydekkerina





Rhytidosteidae



Brachyopoidea

Siderops



Batrachosuchus





Laidleria


Plagiosauroidea

Gerrothorax



Plagiosaurus








Capitosauroidea


Trematosauria


Aphaneramma



Trematolestes





Lyrocephaliscus



Rileymillerus




Almasaurus




Callistomordax



Metoposauridae










References[edit]

  1. ^ Bolt, John R.; Chatterjee, Sankar (2000). "A New Temnospondyl Amphibian from the Late Triassic of Texas". Journal of Paleontology. 74 (4): 670. doi:10.1666/0022-3360(2000)074<0670:ANTAFT>2.0.CO;2. 
  2. ^ Schoch, R. R. (2008). "A new stereospondyl from the German Middle Triassic, and the origin of the Metoposauridae". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 152: 79–113. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00363.x.