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Trematosuchus sobeyi.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Temnospondyli
Infraorder: Trematosauria
Superfamily: Trematosauroidea
Family: Trematosauridae
Genus: Trematosuchus
Watson, 1919
  • T. sobeyi Haughton, 1915 (type)

Trematosuchus is an extinct genus of trematosaurian temnospondyl within the family Trematosauridae from South African.[1] It was first named by Haughton in 1915 as Trematosaurus sobeyi. It was assigned to its own genus Trematosuchus by Watson in 1919.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Watson, D. M. S. (1919). "The structure, evolution and origin of the Amphibia. The "orders" Rachitomi and Stereospondyli.". Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 209: 1–73. doi:10.1098/rstb.1920.0001.