†unranked clade Eryopiformes Schoch 2013 (tetrapod)

Osteichthyes - Temnospondyli

This clade includes many long-snouted Permian taxa and their Mesozoic relatives, comprising more than 95 of post-Palaeozoic temnospondyls.

Full reference: R. R. Schoch. 2013. The evolution of major temnospondyl clades: an inclusive phylogenetic analysis. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology

Parent taxon: Rhachitomi according to R. R. Schoch 2013

Sister taxa: Acanthostomatidae, Achelomidae, Discosaurus, Dissorophoidea, Dvinosauria, Macromerium, Micropholoidea, Potamochoston, Sparagmites

Subtaxa: Eryopidae Iberospondylus Stereospondylomorpha

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore

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