†unranked clade Araeoscelidia Williston 1913 (diapsid)

Reptilia - Araeoscelidia

Alternative spellings: Araeoscelia, Araeoscelida

Parent taxon: Diapsida according to M. Laurin and R. R. Reisz 1995

See also Carroll 1988, Gauthier et al. 1989, Gauthier et al. 1988, Kuhn 1946, Kuhn 1966, Laurin 1991 and Nopcsa 1928

Sister taxa: Adelosaurus, Diaptosauria, Dolerosaurus, Drepanosauromorpha, Endennasauridae, Eosuchia, Faxinalipterus, Fremouwsauridae, Horaffia, Hupehsuchia, Ichthyosauromorpha, Lanthanolania, Palacrodon, Prodiapsida, Rysosteus, Sauropterygia, Saurosphargidae, Tamaulipasaurus, Thalattosauriformes, Utahdactylus, Utahdactylus kateae

Subtaxa: Araeoscelidae Petrolacosauridae Spinoaequalis

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Type: Araeoscelidae

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Wolfcamp of United States (1: New Mexico collection)

• Permian of Germany (1), United States (3: Texas)

• Virgilian of United States (1: Kansas)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Kansas)

Total: 7 collections including 8 occurrences

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