Westlothiana Smithson and Rolfe 1990 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Tetrapoda

Full reference: T. R. Smithson and W. D. I. Rolfe. 1990. Westlothiana gen. nov.: naming the earliest known reptile. Scottish Journal of Geology 26:137-138

Parent taxon: Tetrapoda according to J. A. Clack and A. R. Milner 2015

See also Smithson and Rolfe 1990 and Vallin and Laurin 2004

Sister taxa: Agadirichnus, Allopus, Amphibia, Antlerpeton, Austrobrachyops, Austrobrachyops jenseni, Aytonerpeton, Baphetoidea, Caerorhachidae, Casineria, Characichnos, Chroniosuchia, Collettosaurus, Colosteidae, Crassigyrinidae, Crucipes, Diploradus, Dipodiscus, Doragnathus, Eldeceeon, Erpetopus, Janusichnus, Kirktonecta, Koilops, Laoporus, Limnosceloides, Limnosceloides brachycoles, Limnosceloides dunkardensis, Lunaepes, Merifontichnus, Mesanerpeton, Microsauropus, Namuncurania malarguense, Nothosaurops occiduus, Ossirarus, Paleosauropus, Parmastega, Perittodus, Plesiosaurus vaccinsulensis, Polyptychodon mackesoni, Reniformichnus, Reptiliomorpha, Romeriscus, Romeriscus periallus, Sigournea, Silvanerpeton, Solenodonsaurus, Solidopus, Solidopus perissodactylus, Steganoposaurus, Tambachichnium, Tantallognathus, Temnospondyli, Theriodesmus, Typopus, Wangwusaurus, Wangwusaurus tayuensis, Whatcheeriidae

Subtaxa: Westlothiana lizziae

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Type: Westlothiana lizziae

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at East Kirkton site (Units 70-82: East Kirkton Limestone) (Carboniferous of the United Kingdom)

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